Where do I start with a personal statement?
‘The best personal statements get to the point quickly. ‘ ‘Start with a short sentence that captures the reason why you are interested in studying the area you are applying for and that communicates your enthusiasm for it. ‘
Can you lie in your personal statement?
Firstly, and most crucially: never, ever lie in your personal statement. If you do, it will almost certainly come back to haunt you. Don’t make up qualifications or pretend you’ve read books when you haven’t (even if you’ve read little bits of them).
How do you write a good personal statement for medicine?
Follow these personal statement tips to help the admissions committee better understand you as a candidate.Write, re-write, let it sit, and write again! Stay focused. Back off the cliches. Find your unique angle. Be interesting. Show don’t tell. Embrace the 5-point essay format. Good writing is simple writing.
Can I use abbreviations in my personal statement?
Not advised! It is common knowledge that universities view the PS as an example of your writing as well as a statement about yourself. As your PS is read partly as an example of your prose writing, it is best to avoid abbreviated forms like bullet points.
Can I use the same personal statement as last year?
Yes by all means use the same personal statement that yiou used the first time around.