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Personal statements

Helping you pen the perfect personal statement

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Personal statement: dos and don'ts [video]

University admissions tutors reveal what they do and don't want to see in your personal statement.

01 September 2014

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Uni applicant diaries: personal statement writing

Writing a personal statement is, for many, the most daunting part of the uni application process. Our applicant bloggers explain why it's not really that bad...

21 July 2014

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Personal statement advice: veterinary medicine

If you're an aspiring vet, you'll need an impressive personal statement that sets you apart from the tough competition. Here's how to make yours stand out...

18 July 2014

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How to write your personal statement [video]

Writing a personal statement is the part of the university application that many students dread. We asked university applicants for their top personal statement pointers...

13 May 2014

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How to start your personal statement [video]

Struggling to start your personal statement? We asked university applicants for their top tips on tackling the trickiest part of the personal statement process...

11 May 2014

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The Ucas application and personal statement [video]

We speak to university applicants to find out their thoughts on the Ucas application process (and that personal statement!)…

25 April 2014

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Personal statement advice: music

Writing a personal statement for music? Think 'engaging', 'detailed' and 'relevant' to strike the right note with admissions tutors.

10 December 2013

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Personal statement advice: photography

Writing a personal statement for photography? Impress admissions tutors by drawing on your photography influences and heeding some more of these top tips...

04 December 2013

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Personal statement advice: maths

Writing a maths personal statement? We asked admissions tutors what they're looking for - here's what they told us.

22 November 2013

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