students applying independently, I can also be your Academic Referee
a reference at no extra cost, if you are having
regular lessons with me.
UCAS, the Structure of a personal statement in paragraphs:
Why you like your chosen subject/subject area…. What
inspired you, which books you have read and been inspired by. Any subject
related visits or experience (eg. job shadowing, work experience) and what are your
Your academic history to date… where / what you have
studied, responsibilities (sport, choir, prefect etc) and academic/school
challenges or successes in life to date.
Interests / Activities / Non-academic challenges met etc.
Here include employment, sport, hobbies and state at the least that: “you have
an active social life”.
Here state why you think YOU are suitable for higher
education and ‘sell yourself’