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    I'm writing my personal statement to do law at uni and I'm honestly stuck. I don't have any extra curriculars so I have no clue what to write about. I have some work experience in a law firm and my grades are decent but what can I do to stand out?
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    Okay so you've done some work experience - good. You now need to think about what you actually experienced and what you learnt from it. Did you go to court? Was this perhaps the first time you'd seen a trial? Was it different from how you expected? These are the sorts of questions you need to ask yourself when writing your PS. Not everyone has the opportunity to have work experience, SO USE IT.

    As law isn't a commonly taught subject at GCSE/A level, what universities are looking for is for you to show that you know what the law courses entail and that you actually have an interest in it. Tell the universities why you've chosen to study the subject. Do you have lawyers in the family? Did something in the news inspire you?

    Obviously don't lie or exaggerate too much but try and use any connection you have to law to try and properly sell yourself. It's hard to find something unique, as you probably haven't studied the subject so you can't talk about your favourite part as such.

    Have a look on here for inspiration: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/con...nal-statements
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    thank you!!
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    Make sure you show in your personal statement that you understand the realities of studying/working in law because there are many misconceptions about it. Make sure you have shown that you know is not all glamour and suits.
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    You need to focus on your interests in the academic side of law - work experience is the best one for this. Remember that you are not applying to be a lawyer at this stage
 
 
 
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