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    Just had a few questions regarding this. I kind of know what the whole PS entails, after going through it once before but this box is really hard to pitch at the right level.

    If it is written in prose is it best to go through chronologically or thematically? Do you need to reflect on the experience in these boxes?
    How do you avoid being repetative about the experiences you have discussed in the Personal statement?

    I have so much to say, but don't know how to organise it all. I'm getting all worked up! :eek3:
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    (Original post by mollymustard)
    Just had a few questions regarding this. I kind of know what the whole PS entails, after going through it once before but this box is really hard to pitch at the right level.

    If it is written in prose is it best to go through chronologically or thematically? Do you need to reflect on the experience in these boxes?
    How do you avoid being repetative about the experiences you have discussed in the Personal statement?

    I have so much to say, but don't know how to organise it all. I'm getting all worked up! :eek3:
    I wrote my girlfriend's personal statement last year, and I got round this issue by listing the experiences in this section then expanding upon them briefly - in terms of why she wanted to teach etc., etc.. - in the actual personal statement to avoid repetition. I suppose it depends just how much experience you have to be honest.

    If I decide to write in prose I will write both thematically and chronologically; that is, I have experience in secondary (experience 1, experience 2), further (experience 1) and higher education (experience 1) etc., etc.. I am more likely to just list it though.
 
 
 
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