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PublicSchoolAnn
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What is the word limit for personal statements?
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It depends, if your applying online or using an application form. If your using a paper appplication form, it should take the whole page.
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(Original post by PublicSchoolAnn)
What is the word limit for personal statements?
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47 lines long, 1.5 cm margins, font size 12.
That just fills the box you have on the UCAS form.
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thats about 660 words size 12, 47 lines, 1.5cm margin
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Thanks all. Very helpful.
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They always say they give you 47 lines etc, but in actual fact, they always cut it down to 45.
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They always say they give you 47 lines etc, but in actual fact, they always cut it down to 45.
Not if you do it on Electronic Application - I'm sure that's how it fits and you do it yourself before sending it to your administrator. The administartor doesn't change things.
I suppose you could use the whole 47 lines, but the best ones I've seen have a space between each paragraph - looks much more classy and is definitely easier to read by an admissions tutor! (Mind you, you then have about 3 lines less to put all your amazing stuff in)
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The software, alwyas manages to change it to 45 at the last moment. Never does it match the documents supporting its usage.
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r ppl still applying to uni?
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Just noticed this thread - you can download a word template from my website which has the correct margins for the printed version.
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I used the online version and my personal statement is 520 words and 53 lines long, with 53 lines being the maximum length.
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