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    Does anyone know how to write a broad personal statement.. very very broad? Or any websites that could help?

    Something that ranges from law to politcs to management for construcion?

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    I think you need to decide what subject you actually want to do, and show a commitment. If not, at least choose subjects that are similar.

    wow that is very broad - surely, you can knock off one of them courses. If you did write a broad PS I doubt you would get 4 or 5 offers.
    I think if you applied for just law or politics - then it would be quite achievable.
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    You need to show real interest in the course you are applying for. With some subjects there are obvious links, but I can't see any big ones in those subjects you mention. The admissions tutors will not believe you want to study their course if you make it broad

    Choose now what you want to study at university. There's no point in delaying your decision till March/April. It will make your application easier and more competitive.

    Tricky, this one.

    I personally think that you need to specify your chosen area a bit more; I remember writing about being passionate for languages, but obviously you need to have a very specific interest if you're passionate about something.

    Universities like commitment, and a genuine interest in said areas. It's good that you're interested in a wide range, but you need to concentrate it a bit more on one area.

    there are definite links between law and politics. so that might be doable...talk about the fabric upon which the country is built, the means by which its governed etc, and the importance of these, without stating that either politics or law is what youre talking about?

    I applied originally with a PS that covered both Physics and Philosophy, and got 5 offers (out of 6). After a year, I decided to drop-out and reapplied (just to one university this time, the one I decided I really wanted to go to), used the exact same personal statement even though I was now applying to do History, and they accepted me as well.

    Tutors appreciate you may not know what you want to do for certain, that's fine. Show you're motivated, show you're adaptable, show you take an interest and you'll do just fine.
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    "Ever since I was a toddler, I have been fiercely passionate about just about anything"?:dontknow:


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