Hey, I’m Shreya! I’ve recorded the below vlog which includes my advice on how to write your personal statement, including my tips and tricks!
Writing your personal statement is difficult, especially as you are talking about yourself! In this blog, I will… tell you what a Personal Statement is, how to talk about yourself in the best way possible, share a simple structure to help you start your statement and give you my 5 top tips for writing your… Read more » about My advice for writing your personal statement
Whether you’re applying for university straight from 6th form, college, or are a mature student, the experience can be daunting, especially if you’re applying without assistance from your college. Now you’ve decided to go to university and what you’d like to study, the application process begins. There are two deadlines, dep ending on where and… Read more » about A first time guide to applying to university
Applying for those all important university choices can be: a- nerve wracking b- challenging c- and well, where do you actually begin? Whether you’ve only just started thinking about university and want to know the process, half-way through your application and seeking clarity, submitted you’re application and twiddling your thumbs with whats next, our students… Read more » about Helping you apply through UCAS
When applying for university your personal statement is there to help place you above the other candidates, make you stand out and is really there to show off your skills, some personality, and your past qualifications to show why you should be picked over another person. As much as it may feel weird to write… Read more » about Why extra curriculum activities are important for your personal statement
Boosting your CV and personal statement with different work skills and experiences can be a really good idea, placing yourself above those that may not have the experience but same level of education. Every year thousands of students finish school and college, but what sets you apart? If you’re competing against your peers and cohorts,… Read more » about How to get work skills and experience for your personal statement
In this vlog I talk personal statement do’s and don’ts!
If you’re looking to apply through UCAS but not sure where to start, don’t worry! Our Future Students Enquiry Team have come up with some frequently asked questions that they’d like to help you with. What is the UCAS deadline for September 2020 applications? Applications for undergraduate courses should be submitted to UCAS by 6pm GMT… Read more » about Applying through UCAS – the basics
When it comes to writing about ourselves, it can be difficult thinking about qualities or experiences that might be attractive to universities. And sometimes no matter how many guides you read or how many times you reorganise your paragraphs, you just cannot seem to get it right. Trust me, I have been there, which is… Read more » about Tips for writing a personal statement
My name is Roberta and I’m from Brazil. I started my MSc Biological Anthropology here at BU. I was awarded the 50% Executive Dean’s Scholarship, and for that I had to write a personal statement. It was pretty hard for me to do it, so here are some tips that might help you through the… Read more » about Roberta’s 5 top tips on writing a winning scholarship personal statement
If you’re in the middle of applying for university through UCAS, hopefully this video will give you a few tips about what to think about writing in your personal statement! Let me know if you have any queries 🙂 Twitter: www.twitter.com/stephcbisson
Writing a personal statement can be one of the most daunting aspects of applying to university. It may be the first piece of writing you ever do where you have to sell yourself and actually write down what makes you so amazing, which can be hard for the modest of us so here are a… Read more » about How to write an amazing personal statement