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Guidelines for writing your statement of intent, MA:

The statement of purpose should be written in Spanish and concisely (between 500 and 1000 words, typed, double space) explain:

  1. The field of specialization you are applying to (Literature, Linguistics or Lit-Ling).
  2. Your objectives for pursuing graduate studies and for your professional future.
  3. Your research interests and how can they be connected to our department.
  4. Your academic background, experience in the field and any other information that you might consider to be relevant to your application.

Remember that this is a presentation for an academic position, so the tone and content must remain professional and focused, for example, avoid using avoid sentences like: : “I love Spanish because it is a very musical language” or “my grandma used to tell me stories that…”, etc.