How to write a personal statement for university applications

21 Dec 2020
By Hazel M., Freelance writer, journalist and total bookworm at Unite Students

Writing a personal statement for your UCAS application can be a nerve-wracking experience, especially if writing isn’t your usual forte. And, even if you do like to write, the pressure’s still pretty damn terrifying.

When I think back to applying for university, I remember the mixed emotions; the worry of not getting my application in time, what the admissions officers would think when they read it and whether I’d really put enough of ‘me’ into it.

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