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    I wanted to do graphic design, but I'm not good at writing personal statement.
    Does the personal statement matter or they just focus on your grades and portfolios.
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    It really depends on which uni you'll be applying to really. In most cases, it's a mix of everything. First, Research. research your uni and also know what are the items you need to provide. Second, start drafting your personal statement early, even if you just end up writing one or two sentences/day. Third, once ina while look at it from fresh eyes and you'll spot errors and matters that you could modify.
    I'm attaching a few links that I think will help you write a good personal statement. It can be stressful but once you start, you'll become better at it.
    Links :1) http://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/under...onal-statement
    2)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8hFkMAjW-I
    3)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwXS51Od084
    4)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jcLwTjsDGwU&t=112s
    There are tons of videos on youtube about personal statement,I just don't want to scare you. . Don't be overwhelmed. You'll make it through. All the best. Feel free to ask.
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    (Original post by Ike_1504)
    I wanted to do graphic design, but I'm not good at writing personal statement.
    Does the personal statement matter or they just focus on your grades and portfolios.
    For topics like graphic design
    talk about work you've done that you enjoyed or were pleased with
    talk about designers that have influenced your work
    talk about contemporary artists/designers you follow and about past artists/designers who you appreciate
    talk about gallery visits or exhibitions you've been to
    talk about any podcasts or tedtalks or online courses or books or similar that you've watched/read that touch on aspects of design that you've enjoyed
    talk about your creative process - how you approach a task, examples of things that have worked well and things that you've found difficult
    talk about what you love, and anything you've found you disliked and why that is - you're allowed to have an emotional reaction to art (that's kind of the point!)

    For courses that ask for a portfolio or interview your PS will be less important but it's still useful.
 
 
 
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