Because entry into many programs can be competitive, you need to craft an application package that will get you noticed by a selection committee.
Resources to assist you in putting together a strong application package
Post-Grad Application Support Session: If you are planning to continue your education with a college diploma, professional certification or graduate school degree, this 30-minute individual appointment will provide feedback and tips on preparing your CV or résumé and statement of interest, asking for references and selecting programs that will meet your expectations.
A Primer on Getting Into Graduate School: a list of useful tips from Eric Walters at UC Berkeley.
Writing the Personal Statement: Purdue Online Writing Lab provides this list of things to consider when writing a personal statement, including questions to ask yourself before you write.