Writing your Personal Statement

In the last step we looked at the importance of your Personal Statement.

This video gives more information about how to write a personal statement and the kind of things you need to include in it. You can write up to 4,000 characters (about 47 lines) in your personal statement so it’s important to plan what you want to say carefully.

Remember to add details about any previous learning or experience you have from your home country as well as any studies you’ve done in the UK. This document helps you plan what to write in your personal statement.

Task: What are your top tips for writing a personal statement? Share your ideas in the comments of useful tips you’ve tried or heard.

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