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    (Original post by Phil90974)
    Hi, my college has asked to to start putting together my personal statement for 2013 entry. I will be doing this in word and was wondering: what font? what size? what margins? will be the most accurate in terms of not going under the limit when it is copied and pasted onto the UCAS form.
    A4 portrait, Courier New size 9, 1.55cm margins. Should give exactly 93 characters per line, every line, the same as UCAS. Bear in mind also that UCAS adds 2 characters for every time you press enter for a new line.
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    (Original post by Phil90974)
    Hi, my college has asked to to start putting together my personal statement for 2013 entry. I will be doing this in word and was wondering: what font? what size? what margins? will be the most accurate in terms of not going under the limit when it is copied and pasted onto the UCAS form.
    What P_T said, and don't forget to concentrate on not going over the limit. Being under it is essential.
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    (Original post by Potally_Tissed)
    A4 portrait, Courier New size 9, 1.55cm margins. Should give exactly 93 characters per line, every line, the same as UCAS. Bear in mind also that UCAS adds 2 characters for every time you press enter for a new line.
    Thanks for the quick response, very helpful!
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    For the 2012-2013 PS help questions thread please see this thread.
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    Im currently writing my personal statement and thinking what kind of stuffs are important to mention. Are there any successful personal statement i can read online. Thanks

    This was posted from The Student Room's Android App on my GT-I9300
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    (Original post by bluefighter0905)
    Im currently writing my personal statement and thinking what kind of stuffs are important to mention. Are there any successful personal statement i can read online. Thanks

    This was posted from The Student Room's Android App on my GT-I9300
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki...tement_Library

    Start here. Lots of examples and guides on how to write a PS. Also we run a service for free where we can check your PS and give you a review/comments to improve
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    (Original post by bluefighter0905)
    Im currently writing my personal statement and thinking what kind of stuffs are important to mention. Are there any successful personal statement i can read online. Thanks

    This was posted from The Student Room's Android App on my GT-I9300
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki...nal_Statements
    This is a list of example medical PSs, some good some bad.



    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki...nal_Statements
    And this is a a how-to for medical PSs.
Updated: August 17, 2012
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