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    Do you think its possible and safe to tweak a personal statement to fit. Biology,marine biology animal biology, conservation biology etc.

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    (Original post by chloeeeeeee)
    Do you think its possible and safe to tweak a personal statement to fit. Biology,marine biology animal biology, conservation biology etc.

    Any advice would be much appreciated
    You could possibly do this, although I applied for Zoology and my personal statement would not have been suitable for a non-animal related degree. You would be better off figuring out which area you want to study and apply for five universities with that choice, or similar choices. You could easily apply for Zoology, Animal biology, and Conservation biology for example as they are all related; I wrote a lot about conservation in my Zoology personal statement.

    I think you would struggle to make your personal statement fit all of them, I feel you would compromise the quality and your passion for the subject wouldn't come though as much as it would talking about one subject. You want your personal statement to stand out and the university to see that you are passionate about the subject.
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    So did you get accepted onto a course
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    I applied for evolutionary anthropology, biological anthropology and bioarchaeology and managed fine, but they're perhaps more closely linked. Can I ask why you want to apply for such a variety?

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    (Original post by chloeeeeeee)
    So did you get accepted onto a course
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    Yes I did
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    Because I live in Scotland and there are few unis that offer one particular course. plus they all interest me.
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    I had to make mine appropriate for Ecology and Biological Science courses and I managed to avoid getting any rejections so I'd say it's definitely possible.

    You don't have to write loads about why that particular course interests you, try and talk about why biology/life sciences in general interest you and maybe give a few specific examples. Other than that try and focus on selling yourself. Your personal statement is more about making universities want you rather than telling them why you want to attend their university.

    If you have some relevant and unique work experience don't just briefly mention it. Talk about particular examples of things you experienced and what you gained from them.

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    I see you have also written posts about catering your personal statement for midwifery and biology, perhaps you need to have a good think about what it is that you really want to study. Marine biology and animal biology are rather different from midwifery.
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    I am no longer wanting to do midwifery. I am definitely a biology person. Maybe later in life xx
 
 
 
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