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What Not To Do When You Write Your Personal Statement

What not to do when you write your personal statement is as important as what to do. The opening line is the most important of the personal statement, so it is crucial that it is engaging and tonally appropriate....Read More

Does Anybody Actually Read Personal Statements?

Does Anybody Actually Read Personal Statements? The short answer is: yes.   The longer answer is: yes, most of the time. Grades at AS level and GCSE, and predicted grades for A level, are easy ways to compare students...Read More

What Do Universities Look For In A Personal Statement

Britain’s universities are amongst the best in the world, and they are therefore looking for prospective students of the highest quality.   Most important of the things universities are looking for is, of course, grades. Exam results are the...Read More

The Importance Of Getting A Personal Statement Right

Getting your personal statement right is a real opportunity to stand out. The success of your university applications – and therefore to a large extent the direction of your whole future – is intimately related to, if not entirely...Read More

How To Write A Personal Statement

The hardest thing about writing a personal statement is that hardly anyone really knows how it should be done, least of all the students who have to do the actual work of producing them. This guide will offer some...Read More