Step 1: List everything which might go in the Statement

Start off by making a list of everything you might include under three main headings: • reasons for choosing the course • worthwhile personal achievements and experience • description of your spare-time interests. Don’t worry about order, length, expression: those will come later. Course choice: You need to explain why you have chosen the course…

Tackle your UCAS Personal Statement in stages

Getting started can be tough, but if you approach the task as a series of steps, you will find it easier. Work off-line so that you don’t feel under time pressure and can cut and paste as much as you want. Why not try the following step-by-step procedure. 1. List everything that might be relevant.…