How to start a personal statement: the killer opening.
You only write one personal statement for all of your university choices so if you are applying for a joint course you need to explain why you are interested in both aspects of a joint programme. You should not mention universities by name or show a bias towards a certain institution as your personal statement will go to all of your choices.
A lot of students worry about their opening sentence(s). This is because you’ve probably been told that the first few lines of your personal statement need to grab the attention of the admissions tutor. It’s good to think of a memorable way to kick things off but don’t overthink it or spend too much time on your opening; it’s not the be all and end all.
Write a brilliant personal statement to support your nursing application for University. Applying for a nursing degree at university is a wise career choice for individuals at any stage in their lives.
A Masters personal statement is a piece of writing that you submit as part of your postgraduate application. It's your first real chance to sell yourself to the university and to demonstrate to admissions tutors that you're right for the course.
The personal statement is a 400 word story about why you want to study at university. This is your opportunity to prove your understanding of your subject area and directly relate it to experiences outside of the classroom.
Having trouble writing your UCAS personal statement? Use The Student Room personal statement builder to get a head start.For information on writing a personal statement see Personal Statement FAQs and Writing your Personal Statement. You can also get help adding your PS to this library.
Start writing your personal statement early - ideally over the summer holidays, which give you plenty of time to get a perfect statement in place by the autumn (this advice especially applies if you are applying to Oxbridge, or for medicine, veterinary science, or dentistry.