Personal Statement Paragraph Spacing

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Wissenschaft
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The limit is 47 lines, so how do I make it presentation, while maximising content?

Should I do something like the following:

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit, sed diam nonummy nibh euismod tincidunt ut laoreet dolore magna aliquam erat volutpat.
>>>Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit, sed diam nonummy nibh euismod tincidunt ut laoreet dolore magna aliquam erat volutpat

Or would that look silly? Thanks
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You cant indent on a UCAS personal statement, the system removes them if you start putting them in.
47 lines is a lot, I would say that if your struggling to use a few lines for paragraphs then your personal statement is too long and needs trimming.
Removing expletive constructions is a good way of trimming a personal statement.
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I just used 'Shift+Enter' to start a new line
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You should ideally leave a blank line between each paragraph.

Without this a PS is a dense wall of text
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With line breaks a PS is a concise, easy to read statement and there is a much reduced risk that admissions staff will miss important information
ImageImage (although I'd say this second example could combine a few of those paragraphs without sacrificing the legibility of the statement)
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