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    I'm struggling so much with my personal statement to show my interest in Law.

    I couldn't afford to go to summer school (student budgeting is rough), and I looked everywhere for work experience but Law firms in my area either said no or didn't get back to me and couldn't afford travel. I've tried to visit the local courts but they were so unhelpful and wouldn't tell me times I could view a public proceeding.

    I can't think of examples of things to put in that show my interest. I have quoted books on Law I read (but if anyone has any other books that are helpful let me know!), and have a wide array of extra curricular activities, but I feel this is unsubstantial.

    What are examples of things that show interest in the course that aren't reading books, or work experience? Please help!
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    (Original post by Harvey'sLaw)
    I'm struggling so much with my personal statement to show my interest in Law.

    I couldn't afford to go to summer school (student budgeting is rough), and I looked everywhere for work experience but Law firms in my area either said no or didn't get back to me and couldn't afford travel. I've tried to visit the local courts but they were so unhelpful and wouldn't tell me times I could view a public proceeding.

    I can't think of examples of things to put in that show my interest. I have quoted books on Law I read (but if anyone has any other books that are helpful let me know!), and have a wide array of extra curricular activities, but I feel this is unsubstantial.

    What are examples of things that show interest in the course that aren't reading books, or work experience? Please help!
    Attending public lectures in your subject area really helped me, most unis run lectures like this all year.

    Plymouth UNI have a service called South West Legal Centre run by students that takes cases on for low paid workers with employment issues. You should check out your local unis they would proably give you experience. Or what about Citizens Advice Bureau?
 
 
 
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