Classics Personal Statements Watch
Anyone written one or thinking about one or got one they can show me?
That's what I thought, but the resounding advice I received when writing mine was to try and explain why classics was an important discipline to study. As a subject that is sometimes seen as pointless this was more important than displaying an enthusiasm which pretty much anybody could get across in a personal statement. I'd try and go for a balance of the two.
you could talk about the skills of deciphering you might want to gain.
a mate's mum (archaeology prof/admissions at leics) was like "i just want to know that you haven't chosen it because it was the first course/page in the prospectus that you came to"