Tag: 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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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

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Why did I decide to go to University?

Unless you’re one of the lucky ones, deciding if you should go to university can be an incredibly difficult decision. Growing up I wanted to work in every job under the sun. I wanted to be a ballerina, then a vet, then a doctor and one day I even decided I wanted to be an astronaut. Never in a million years, did I imagine I would be sat in University doing a law degree…

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Why University Life…

Nothing compares to the heartache and anxious waiting for that “brown envelope” at college or sixth form. University is the most popular choice in defining your career and discovering those jigsaw pieces to YOUR future.

Reflecting on three years at Worcester, it’s the best decision of my life so far.

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Don’t compare yourself.

It seems silly and cliché to say that you shouldn’t compare yourself to others, right? Self-admiration and being proud of yourself seem like things motivational pictures say and only the few of us achieve. Right now, though however with mocks over and UCAS submitted, it’s really important.