Getting started with your personal statement can be a pretty daunting task; you may feel like a lot is riding on those 4000 characters, but with a few simple tips, I hope you’ll be well on the way to getting into your dream course.
It’s that time of the year again when those two famous C words are thrown abut the place. You’ve heard friends, family and teachers talk about them, and you’re probably sick of seeing them all over the internet. We’re on hand to ensure they don’t seem as scary as they may be made out to be! So what do they really mean?
Many times in life we set ourselves a “Plan B”. This could be anything from a Plan B of how to get to work when the car won’t start, a Plan B of where to go on holiday when the whole crew can’t afford a ten day trip to Ibiza, or a Plan B for what to have for dinner when the chicken in the fridge is out of date. More often than not Plan B is a back-up plan for when Plan A all goes horribly wrong. UCAS Adjustment, however, is your Plan B for when it all goes fantastically right!
It’s that time of the year again when universities dust down their best set of banners, stock up on freebies and head up and down the country to show you lot what they have to offer. It’s really important to get the most out of the fairs which you attend, so we have identified three different types of students we normally meet, in order to help you have a productive day:
You have decided -or almost decided – what you want to be when you grow up; you’ve poured your heart out onto 47 lines and 4000 characters of a personal statement and you’ve selected your top five choices…Now what happens?