Personal Statement

Q: If I am applying to multiple programs, will the same Essay be sent to all of them?

A: Yes, the same essay will be sent to all designated programs.  Do not make your essay school-specific.

Q: Can I print my personal essay or save it to a disk and mail it to OTCAS?

A: No. You can only submit your OTCAS essay through the OTCAS online application. OTCAS will not forward any personal statements that are received through the mail.

Q: Can I edit or replace an essay after I have e-submitted my application?

A: No. Once you have entered your personal statement into your application and it has been e-submitted, you cannot edit, replace, or delete that personal statement.