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    I need to write a personal statement to apply to uni, but I have no idea how to start it and i'm really struggling. Any advice will help, I will be applying to adult nursing if that helps thanks.
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    (Original post by Ellachallisw)
    I need to write a personal statement to apply to uni, but I have no idea how to start it and i'm really struggling. Any advice will help, I will be applying to adult nursing if that helps thanks.
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    If it helps at all I left the start of it until the end of mine. I started by writing down a list of things I had done, and then tried to relate them all to my chosen degree choice. After that it was just getting everything to fit together and I found to pretty easy to find a starting sentence then (much easier than thinking of one before I had written anything!). I think I used my first sentence to explain my favourite thing about the subject (Biology). One of my friends used hers to explain how she wanted to be a superhero (primary teaching). There are lots of ways you could start, but I found after you've written the main part of it it's easier to find what fits in best with your statement.

    Good luck!
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    I'm in a similar situation.. I've stared mine with the phrase "I had been introduced into *SUBJECT* by/from...*PERSON OR EXPERIENCE*". Start off by talking about why you want to do the degree.. then you can branch off into any extra curricular activities that you've completed etc....
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    Okay, have you got any work experience? cause i would say,

    - one paragraph just talk about nursing and how you wanted to do it since you were young and how nursing is a vital to the health system blah blah
    - one paragraph for work experience,
    - one on your subjects and how it prepares you for nursing,
    - one on yourself in terms of skills/prefect if you are/volunteering/awards.
    - and a beautiful conclusion.

    first Just type, type rubbish, type anything AT FIRST.
    Then, start to correct through and give it to people to read!
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    Okay, thanks everyone!
    some pretty good tips, hopefully it wont be too hard.
 
 
 
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