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Personal Statement

Putting together a personal statement is no walk in the park. After all, you’ve only got 1,400 characters to wow the admissions tutor. Here are some tips and advice to make the process just that little bit easier.

Making Your Personal Statement Distinctive

By Lal Joshi, Head of Outreach and Partnerships at GSM London

Your personal statement shows universities and colleges that you would be a great student and is one of the most important criteria when you are considered for a course. Tutors use them to compare applicants, so make yours stand out. It's the...

Top Five Personal Statement Mistakes

By Nile Davies, AllAboutFinanceCareers.com

It’s the 4,000-character self-promotion that will make or break your application. Here are the tops five biggest pitfalls and faux pas of the UCAS personal statement. Avoid! Not sticking to the formula… Crafting a perfectly pitched personal...