8 tips to write a successful motivational letter

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Motivational letters are required by many recognized universities from master’s applications in Germany. This document can help you get admitted to a master’s in Germany. Check this article to know the importance of motivational letters (Internal Linking) for application to German universities. In this article, we will provide you with some tips which will help you on how to write a motivational letter that will stand out and help you to secure a place. 

1. Start by Telling About Yourself

Start by introducing yourself with a broad statement, stating how you are and how you are qualified to study this course. We advise students to avoid repeating their CVs in your motivational letter as the selection panel will be having a copy of your CV already. This gives your first impression to the reader thus you should introduce yourself in an attractive way.

2. Write Based on University Specifics 

As the aim of your motivational letter is to convince the selection committee that you are the perfect candidate. Therefore, you must put emphasis on your interests which correlate with the program you are applying to. Tell them how you will benefit from the course you are applying to as universities want to know that applicants understand what courses offer.

3. Be Neutral

Your style of writing will give them an idea about your personality. Hence, you should write in a neutral style showing that you are a professional individual. Sounding positive is very important, but trying to be very humorous in the motivational letter can turn out the wrong way as universities want applicants that are professional, capable, and keen to study.

4.  Share Facts

Neutral style is important although personal details when used in the right way can have a good impression. You can share a story where you understood the importance of the subject. Let the university know what drives you, and where your motivation comes from for studying the particular program.

5. Be Yourself and Don’t Exaggerate

We always tell students to be genuine when writing the letter of motivation as the readers are experienced hence they can tell if someone is faking. Therefore, you must always bring forward your own voice, tone, and self. Do not try to be someone you are not and in this way cause yourself to fall out of selection.

6. Be Precise and Consistency

You should try to keep a consistent flow throughout your letter of motivation and don’t provide any information that might seem irrelevant to the selection committee. There is a word limit for the letter, therefore you must provide only relevant information.

7. Try to Address All Important Points

We provide students with information on what is expected from their letter of motivation. Check this (Internal Linking). Therefore, you must keep these questions in your mind while writing your letter and should try to address all of the questions which you think are relevant to you. These are the questions by which the selection committee takes help to decide whether you are the right person for the program or not.

8. Review and Proofread

Reviewing your letter is very important as you will always find some room for improvement. You can ask your friends and teachers to read it and suggest some changes if needed. Besides, do check for spelling and grammatical errors because you don’t want to be rejected just because of these small language errors. Furthermore, if you want your letter of motivation to be reviewed by our experts who went through the same process successfully visit our website.

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