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What should the general structure of my personal statement look like?

Your personal statement should spend two thirds discussing why you want to study the degree you are applying for. This includes explaining what you love about the subject and any experience you have in the area, as well as outlining any extra-curricular activities you take part in.

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Degree: Philosophy and Literature (Bachelors) - Warwick University

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