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FAQ: What’s a Personal Statement?

What’s a Personal Statement?

A Personal Statement is part of the UCAS application process; it’s like a short essay to universities from students explaining why they should be offered a place at university. The Personal Statement is a 47 line – or 4000 character – piece of writing that you write yourself and is similar to a covering letter. We have a large directory of Personal Statement examples to help you see what quality of material is expected from universities.

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