to the ucaspersonalstatement.com website
Jan provides FREE advice on your written UCAS statement.
I wish to thank all those who have so generously allowed me to reproduce
content to help this free website including those that have submitted their UCAS
personal statements for our readers. Thanks to our partners, Get Into Uni for allowing me to attend their two week editor course which really helped me understand what makes a great personal statement.
website will contain valuable information to help you craft the perfect UCAS personal
statement. Jan is on hand to look over your statement for free.
Including FREE samples.
So how did the website start?
Reading a copy
of my UCAS application form I dawdled over my thoughts some years ago. Out of
the blue came the idea of writing this website. Writing your UCAS personal statement
is an essential part of your university submission.
taught creative writing for many years, one thing I have discovered above all
else is the infinite variety and richness of people's lives and that sticking
to the maxim "write about what you know" results in the most facinating
tales. But, to make them also saleable to admission officers it is necessary to
learn a few techniques along the way.
First Question - Oh no! where do I start?
The first thing is do not panic. Writing is an art form and I am here to help you as much as I can. Whenever we set out on
a journey of any kind and writing the UCAS personal statement is a journey, it
is sensible to take along a map to prevent getting lost.
We have FREE personal statement samples and a great writing guide to help you get your place at university.
never hurts to get your application edited by a professional organisation. The internet is full
of professional companies will to edit your application form or personal statement
to perfection. Make sure you fully research each company contact them, make sure they will be able to meet your expectations and stay away from services that write personal statements for you.
Boring bit - Why I started this website.
elation was indescribable when I received my UCAS letter of acceptance to study
English at all six of my university choices. Over the next couple of years, spent
at university studying the ins and outs of English at university, I decided to
write a website to help other potential students with the UCAS application.
is in fact that every students life is uniquely individual. Sooner or later each
student, will have to write the UCAS personal statement and there comes an almost
irresistible urge to share the story of our lives with the admission officer.
Just putting down your story on section 10 of the UCAS form can be traumatic.
The effort is a challenge for the mind and the least it can achieve is a valuable
script to get into the university of choice.
Time and time again, I have found
that students unwittingly leave out vital "brush strokes", the tiny
enhancing details so clear in their own minds that they forget to let the admission
officer see them.
Discussing the UCAS personal statement in my last class of term
it became appartent that in the UK students we not fully equipt for the importance
of a perfect UCAS personal statement. Not all of us will want to share our entire
lives. Nor do we all want to share past experiences.
Personally as a mature student
I found it hard to put down on paper ghosts that have haunted my life for far
to long. (indeed my whole life in only 600 words was a bit of a challenge) Short
pieces such as these are frequently sought to help students tackle the UCAS personal
Most UCAS personal statement samples come within the generic label
of "personal experience". Therefore, it may be worth doing a quick search
on the internet for biblographies on your subject area.
website provides a set of exclusive advice to help with the university admission
process. When choosing a university mastering the admissions essay is of vital
importance. With the competition for entry to university programs, it is vital
the admissions essay must be up to scratch. I hope you enjoy the advice that my website