ucas progress , personal statement, career plans etc!!!

Announcements Posted on
How helpful is our apprenticeship zone? Have your say with our short survey 02-12-2016
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    3
    ReputationRep:
    I'm in year 11 and i have to fill in my ucas progress. i want to become a vet so for my a- levels i want to do are biology, chemistry and English literature/language. i really enjoy learning about them however i do find it slightly hard to learn despite this i am really passionate about theses subjects and becoming a vet would a great stepping stone. for my personal statement i do not know what to say(i don't really go anywhere and i haven't done anything to be proud of) and how do i make a really good personal statement as i really want to get to the college i am applying for. i know that i work really hard to get what i want. Please could you give any advice?
    Offline

    1
    ReputationRep:
    I've just applied for medicine and take the same A Levels ☺ and well, seeing as you're in year 11, I would suggest organising experience relating to veterinary now! anything from weekly volunteering at shelters to sanctuaries would be good, or even paid work at kennels for example, because when it comes down to it, everyone applying will have the same high grades, so you need to make yourself stand out..in terms of writing the statement, you really need to get your passion across without sounding too cliche, so try to avoid things such as 'when i was younger', study what the universities are expecting from the applicants and try to weave in the qualities and demonstrate them. I'd also suggest finding a hobby, such as an after school/lunchtime sport, to prove you can still wind down. in terms of having the determination, you sound like you have it, and youre going to need it for chemistry a level because its bloody hard, but with enough effort, you can get there!! good luck!
 
 
 
Write a reply… Reply
Submit reply

Register

Thanks for posting! You just need to create an account in order to submit the post
  1. this can't be left blank
    that username has been taken, please choose another Forgotten your password?
  2. this can't be left blank
    this email is already registered. Forgotten your password?
  3. this can't be left blank

    6 characters or longer with both numbers and letters is safer

  4. this can't be left empty
    your full birthday is required
  1. Oops, you need to agree to our Ts&Cs to register
  2. Slide to join now Processing…

Updated: October 19, 2016
TSR Support Team

We have a brilliant team of more than 60 Support Team members looking after discussions on The Student Room, helping to make it a fun, safe and useful place to hang out.

Today on TSR
Poll
Wake up and smell the...
Useful resources

Study tools

Rosette

Essay expert

Learn to write like a pro with our ultimate essay guide.

Thinking about uni already?

Thinking about uni already?

See where you can apply with our uni match tool

Student chat

Ask a question

Chat to other GCSE students and get your study questions answered.

Creating

Make study resources

Create all the resources you need to get the grades.

Planner

Create your own Study Plan

Organise all your homework and exams so you never miss another deadline.

Resources by subject

From flashcards to mind maps; there's everything you need for all of your GCSE subjects.

Papers

Find past papers

100s of GCSE past papers for all your subjects at your fingertips.

Help out other students

Can you help? Study help unanswered threads

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Quick reply
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.