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    Hello everyone!

    To those of you who are applying to university this year, make sure you follow these steps when writing your personal statement:

    1) Use the following font when writing your personal statement on Microsoft Word (I am using the 2010 version in case you're wondering):

    Font Name: Consolas

    Font size: 9.5

    This font exactly matches the one on the UCAS bit where you have to paste your personal statement.

    2) Make sure you customize the margins on your Microsoft Document into the following sizes: (see attached picture)

    You can see how both texts look exactly the same on one of the pictures i have attached (the text on the blue box is from the UCAS website and the text on the green box is the one in the word document using the font i detailed previously).

    These steps will hopefully help to match the number of lines of your personal statement on the word document with the one on the UCAS website so you don't end up editing your personal statement in the last minute.

    I hope this trick helps you and good luck with your personal statement!

    Peace out!
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    Sorry you've not had any responses about this. Are you sure you've posted in the right place? Here's a link to our subject forum which should help get you more responses if you post there.

    You can also find the Exam Thread list for A-levels here and GCSE here. :dumbells:


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    Sorry you've not had any responses about this. Are you sure you've posted in the right place? Here's a link to our subject forum which should help get you more responses if you post there.

    You can also find the Exam Thread list for A-levels here and GCSE here. :dumbells:


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    I thought i posted it in the right place XD. I'll make sure i post it in the subject forum too. Thanks Jessica and Fox = D
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    (Original post by aabdelwahab1)
    Hello everyone!

    To those of you who are applying to university this year, make sure you follow these steps when writing your personal statement:

    1) Use the following font when writing your personal statement on Microsoft Word (I am using the 2010 version in case you're wondering):

    Font Name: Consolas

    Font size: 9.5

    This font exactly matches the one on the UCAS bit where you have to paste your personal statement.

    2) Make sure you customize the margins on your Microsoft Document into the following sizes: (see attached pictures)

    You can see how both texts look exactly the same on one of the pictures i have attached (the text on the blue box is from the UCAS website and the text on the green box is the one in the word document using the font i detailed previously).

    These steps will hopefully help to match the number of lines of your personal statement on the word document with the one on the UCAS website so you don't end up editing your personal statement in the last minute.

    I hope this trick helps you and good luck with your personal statement!

    Peace out!
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    Why do you keep re-posting this?
    I wanted to move the thread to the A-Levels forum but ended up accidentally reposting it there and I couldn't figure out how to remove it from there.
 
 
 
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