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Help with a personal statement for Psychology (just dropped out of one course)

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    I am in the process of trying to leave my current course, 1st year has just finished but I haven't attended lectures for 7 months due to mental health problems and I haven't sat any exams.

    Now my course is Social Sciences, which includes psychology, but I don't really like it. I want to go for courses that are just psychology. the BA (Hons) Psychology course. I am genuinely passionate about psychology and have read a lot of books on the subject throughout my teens, I'm 18 now. I particularly enjoy the clinical and criminal aspects of psychology.

    I don't know how to even start my personal statement, as I'm aware everything I actually want to say will sound like a cliche- "I have been interested in psychology for years" etc.

    I want to get across that I genuinely want to take psychology further as a career, but I have no idea how to begin.

    Any advice would be appreciated.

    You should talk about the stuff you are interested in and why Check the advice in my signature below (there is an article on psychology PSs) to help you
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