Author: Ian Stannard
Release Date: 2016-05-06
The personal statement can be the most challenging section on the UCAS application form. This title will guide applicants through the process of putting together a great personal statement, that sensibly conveys their skills and that will help them to win a place at the university of their choice.
Author: Dr. Rohan Agarwal
Publisher: RAR Medical Services Limited
Release Date: 2018-02-13
“A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step…” As you may have already experienced, hardest part of a big project is the first step. It’s easy to plan to start something, but when it actually comes to writing the first words, what do you do? As you stare at the blank page in front of you, how can you fill it? Published by the UKs Leading University Admissions Company, the Ultimate UCAS Personal Statement Guide is the most comprehensive personal statement book available. It contains detailed expert advice for every stage of the writing process; from starting the opening sentence to making the finishing touches. It also includes 100 Successful UCAS Personal Statements for all major subjects - so you can see what the admissions tutors at your university like (and don’ t like!). With contributions and advice from over 25 Specialist Tutors, this is a MUST-BUY for those looking to secure their dream university place.
Written by the experts at PersonalStatementChecker.com, this is the definitive guide to UCAS applications and personal statements for anyone applying to university. It covers the realistic challenges faced by applicants and breaks these down into easy-to-follow steps. PersonalStatementChecker.com’s online customers regularly get into their first-choice universities, and How to Write Your UCAS Personal Statement and Get into University: The Ultimate Guide contains a tried-and-tested, high-quality personal statement walkthrough based on their twenty-five years of combined experience. You will not find such detailed UCAS personal statement advice in any other publication. Amongst many other topics, you’ll learn how to make your personal statement stand out from the crowd, how to write an impressive introduction and conclusion, and how to sell yourself in the best possible light. The final section of How to Write Your UCAS Personal Statement and Get into University: The Ultimate Guide includes dedicated chapters for each of the most popular and competitive subject areas including medicine, dentistry, nursing, law, economics, business, psychology, and many more. Each chapter covers how to write your personal statement and what admissions tutors are looking for in interviews and in your application overall. This guide is indispensable for all schools, colleges, and individual applicants. If you want to know what admissions tutors are really looking for in your application, read this book today. Get into your dream university and secure your future today with PersonalStatementChecker.com.
Author: Matt Green
Publisher: Arawak publications
Release Date: 2016-08-20
Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
Chapter 1: Background The structure of this guide The importance of the university Personal Statement How a UCAS Personal Statement enhances your university application Chapter 2: Applying to university through UCAS What is UCAS? Key dates: How to apply and when What is on the UCAS form? The importance of your reference Chapter 3: Where and what to study Choosing a course Choosing a university Applying to different subjects Grade requirements and competition for courses Chapter 4: Important factors to consider Tuition fees and financial help Taking a gap year: Help or hindrance Working in the industry: Sandwich course Repeating exams: Not the end of the world Chapter 5: The Clearing process Chapter 6: Personal Statement overview The UCAS Personal Statement Gathering ideas What a UCAS Personal Statement should contain The rules your UCAS Personal Statement needs to adhere to Structuring your Personal Statement The introductory paragraph Justifying your choice of course The main body Describing your academic experiences Writing about your work experience Writing about your extra-curricular activities Composing your concluding paragraph Chapter 7: Writing tips Top tips Reflection How to turn something mundane into a positive The dirty dozen: Most common mistakes Chapter 8: From ‘Draft’ to ‘Refined’ An example to consider Enhancing your Personal Statement Chapter 9: Overseas and mature students Overseas students Mature students Chapter 10: Redrafting and proofreading Chapter 11: Information for teachers and parents Chapter 12: Further reference: Personal Statement examples Chapter 13: Final thoughts Appendix: Useful websites
Author: Julia Dolowicz
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2011-04-29
This friendly and accessible workbook takes you through a series of activities that will help you to gather information about your self and condense it into the format required to complete your UCAS personal statement for university. You will use a seven step process that will build your confidence and help you create a compelling personal statement. Reading the book is like being in a coaching session with the author; the tone is light and supportive, and you will be carried along through specific exercises that culminate in the completion of a really effective Personal Statement. * Collect it - identify your positive traits, skills, abilities and accomplishments and feel confident about promoting yourself on paper. * Expand it - create a 'degree specification profile' to see what the departments are looking for with respect to the courses that interest you. * Prove it - evidence of your skills by listing examples from your life, inside and outside education. Think about what you are offering in terms of strengths and what needs further development. * Draft it - note down your findings so far and start thinking about how to structure them. * Build it - begin building the structure of your statement and formulate your sentences. * Review it - read hints about structure, spelling, grammar, punctuation and formatting, plus guidance on receiving feedback. * Submit it - a last chance for reflection, re-jigging, and refining; and for reassurance before you submit your statement!
Author: Matt Green
Release Date: 2011-09-01
Genre: College applications
A guide to help sixth form students, graduates and mature individuals applying to study Dentistry at University, together with parents and teachers, make their Dental Personal Statement both compelling and convincing reading.
Written by experts in communication and medical recruitment, this book explains what medical school admissions tutors are really looking for and how to get yourself noticed by writing a powerful and memorable personal statement.
Author: Warren Zhang
Publisher: How To Books
Release Date: 2014-02-20
This book will help aspiring undergraduates through the competitive admissions process for some of the world's top universities. It will help prospective candidates answer a very specific question: what makes a successful personal statement? Using a collection of real-life personal statements from students recently accepted into Cambridge University across all subjects, the authors provide a behind-the-scenes look into what it takes to be admitted into a top academic institution. The result is a book that offers a rare insight into the often opaque and complex thought-process that goes into accepting or rejecting a candidate and provides a benchmark for all students looking to study at top universities around the world.
Author: Dr. Rohan Agarwal
Publisher: RAR Medical Services Limited
Release Date: 2018-01-15
“A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step…” As you may have already experienced, hardest part of a big project is the first step. It’s easy to plan to start something, but when it actually comes to writing the first words, what do you do? As you stare at the blank page in front of you, how can you fill it? Published by the UKs Leading Medical Admissions Company, the Ultimate Medical Personal Statement Guide is the most comprehensive personal statement book available. It contains detailed expert advice for every stage of the writing process; from starting the opening sentence to making the finishing touches. It also includes 100 Successful Medical School Personal Statements so you can see what the admissions tutors at your university like (and don’t like!). With contributions and advice from over 25 Specialist Medical Tutors, this is a MUST-BUY for those looking to secure their place at medical school.
Make the step into the next stage of your life with Stepping Further!Applying to university is a massive step. One of the biggest, in fact. Each decision you make today will have an impact on the rest of your life, shaping the path you will take for the next three or four years and beyond. Just take a deep breath, because Stepping Further is here to help. This comprehensive guide to applying to university in the U.K. is jam-packed with concise answers and real-life student experiences. There are so many questions you might have, including:How do I write a personal statement? What should I do to prepare?What are universities looking for?How do I choose a university?How will I afford tuition fees?What will they ask at the interview?Do I need a bachelor's degree or an honour's degree?What course should I take?Do I need to take the BMAT or the UKCAT?What is so different about Oxford and Cambridge?Can I take a gap year?What if I make a mistake and end up in the wrong place?I get it; it can be overwhelming. That's why in Stepping Further: A Comprehensive Guide to Applying to University in the UK I've covered all this and more in an easy-to-use, all-inclusive guide to everything YOU need to know as you embark on your university journey.I've been guiding students through the UCAS application process, beginning to end, for years now, and that means I know better than anyone what it takes to not only get into university but also thrive there. In my step-by-step guide, I'll advise you on, what admissions are looking for, what they love, what they hate, what will impress them and what will put your application straight into the bin. I'll help you determine if a city or campus is best for you, how to finance your education, what course to take, and more. I understand that not everyone applying is going to be 18 and coming straight from school so I've included sections aimed at international students, mature students and student parents. Going to university doesn't have to be hard. Stepping Further is here to show you the way.
Fully revised and updated with new courses and admissions policies for 2019 entry, this is the only independent reference book listing the target offers and admissions details for degree subjects at all universities and colleges, offering a rich resource on every aspect of the application process.
Publisher: University & College Admissions Service (Ucas)
Release Date: 2012
Genre: College applications
This guide to getting into university and college contains the entire research and application process, bringing together the combined expertise of UCAS staff, along with insights and tips from students who have experienced the process first-hand.