« on: February 02, 2008, 05:42:15 PM »
Anna Ivey's book has the best advice I've seen on addenda.
Briefly: if you have a glaring weakness, address is straightforwardly and succinctly. You don't want to sound like a whiner, nor do you want to call attention to multiple problems. Raises the question, well, what CAN this person do right?
Secret to a good PS is focus. Don't try to address too much. Pick ONE of those life-changing struggles, challenges, and triumphs and write about it vividly and frankly.
"Never apologize, never explain." -- Hunter S. Thompson.