Personal statement hub
Welcome to your personal statement hub
Here you'll find all the information you need to write a standout personal statement. We've packed together tips and tricks to help you plan, structure and write something that reflects you as an individual.
There's lots to check out, from identifying your skills to planning and writing your work. And when you're ready, you can send us your draft to get feedback from our expert team.
Before writing comes planning. Start building your notes and narrow down on what you really want to say.
Looking for inspiration? Identify and work on the skills you can talk about on your personal statement.
Download what you need
If you prefer, you can download all of our personal statement advice and guidance below. That way you access it when you need it and in your own time. There's also an interactive guide that you can use to start drafting your work.
A condensed version of the hub. Perfect for referring to during your planning and writing.
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