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How to start a personal statement for neuroscience?

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    I was thinking of opening it with something profound such as a quote or something? What do you guys think would be the best way to start the personal statement?

    Personally I wouldn't open with a quote; it looks a bit pretentious - especially if you're applying for a science degree. I would start by explaining exactly why you enjoy the subject/the brain/science in general. Here are some links to help you with your PS, also watch this video.


    As said above, quotes are pretentious and admissions tutors want to know about you and your thoughts, why you want to study the subject and what your interests in it are. Not someone elses'. Jump straight into why the subject. Intros are hard to write so try doing everything else first and then doing the intro.
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