Outline for writing a Personal Statement
Paragraph One (or shorter): Motivation for Course Choice
* Answer clearly the question ‘Why do you want to read this subject?’
* Use a direct motivation statement (‘I would like to study x because…’) or a biographical statement (‘My interest in x began…’ or ‘I have had a strong interest in x since…’). If you choose the latter, keep it brief! Don’t tell your life story!
* Give a clear sense of your current interests and how you would like to develop them. If you have career…