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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Alexander P.

Degree: Philosophy (Masters) - Durham University

Subjects offered: -Personal Statements-, Philosophy+ 1 more

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Classical Civilisation

“About Me: I am a Combined Honours student, studying Classics and Philosophy at Durham University. I have agreat enthusiasm for both subjects, and I hope to pass on some of this passion! I am patient and friendly, and happy to answer ...”

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Hugh S.

Degree: Medicine (Other) - Liverpool University

Subjects offered: -Personal Statements-, Human Biology+ 2 more

-Personal Statements-
Human Biology
-Medical School Preparation-

“Hi there, my name's Hugh. I'm currently training to be a Doctor at the University of Liverpool. This is my second degree having done my bachelors in Physiology at the University of Bristol getting a 2:1. It may surprise you that I did...”

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Elise B.

Degree: Psychology and Italian (Bachelors) - Exeter University

Subjects offered: -Personal Statements-, Spanish

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“Hi I'm Elise, I believe I can offer extensive help in Spanish as I have lived in Málaga my whole life. Growing up there has enabled me to develop fluency in the language as I attended Spanish school. I'm bilingual in both English and ...”

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Leyla H.

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Degree: Philosophy and Literature (Bachelors) - Warwick University

Subjects offered: -Personal Statements-, History+ 4 more

-Personal Statements-
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English Literature

“I am a Philosophy and Literature student at the University of Warwick. As a naturally creative person, I have always been involved in the arts; from reading and writing poetry, to arts and crafts. I have hadtwo poems published in Youn...”

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