Category: Applying to University

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How to write a personal statement

Applying to university soon? Writing a personal statement is a necessary but also daunting part of the process. Describing your hobbies, skills, qualities, reasons for wanting to apply to the course, academic achievements and much more in 4000 characters (47 lines) is very hard! To make it as easy and stress-free as possible, here are my tips on writing a personal statement.

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What to look out for at an Open Day

Thinking about whether university is going to be the right choice for you? Open Days are a fantastic way to have an in-depth look around at a university and see what it’s like. It’s useful to see the campus and city away from the pictures featured in websites and prospectuses. Although everyone wants something slightly different from university, I’ve put together a handy list of things to look for on an Open Day!

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Making your relationship work at university

Throughout my time at university, I have made friends with people who are single, in new relationships, in long distance relationships… you name it! They all face their own trials and tribulations alongside student life.

For those of you that are concerned about making your relationship work at university, I thought I would share my own experience and advice on the matter.

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A Level Grades: Do They Matter at University?

A Level results day has just passed and I can’t stop thinking about how I felt this time last year. I had just gotten my results, gotten into my first choice University and was initially filled with excitement and wonder about what the year ahead would hold. However, it didn’t take long for the nerves and uncertainty to set in along with an overwhelming sense of self-doubt