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    Hey Guys, I really need help writing my personal statement. My school have not helped me at all, they showed a video and made us write a draft one before even deciding our courses. I don't know what to write, I don't know how to set it out and I don't know what they're looking for! I'd be grateful for any information at this point! The deadline is next week!
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    (Original post by StressedBrain)
    Hey Guys, I really need help writing my personal statement. My school have not helped me at all, they showed a video and made us write a draft one before even deciding our courses. I don't know what to write, I don't know how to set it out and I don't know what they're looking for! I'd be grateful for any information at this point! The deadline is next week!
    Hi, I wrote my personal statement tonight and I was in the same situation as you-I didn't really get any guidance, but i can tell you what i included
    In my first little paragraph, I basically just said that I am interested in the sciences and that I was impressed by the colleges science department (why i want to apply there)

    In the second paragraph, you should state some of your achievements (I stated that I'm a prefect, I got my BP award from guides, my science awards) along with any voluntary work/work experience you have.

    In my last paragraph, I simply stated some of my hobbies and interests.

    You honestly do not need to worry too much about your personal statement, I was the same and got extremely stressed out, but most of the stuff they need/want to know about you will be discussed at the interview, along with what you want to study. Your PS is just to give them an overview of who you are.

    I hope this helped a little, good luck
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    Check out this link: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/wiki...tement_Library

    You can see other people personal statements by courses and universities they applied to etc. Make sure you don't copy it - its just so you can get an idea of the layout and format.

    Hope this helps
 
 
 

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