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Personal statements

Writing a strong personal statement can increase your chances of receiving offers from your preferred university choices. In this session we offer guidance on content, structure and common pitfalls.

Before you begin, if you can, download and print the Personal statement guide so you can make notes and write down questions as we go. You can contact us directly for any questions left unanswered or complete the sign up form at the bottom of the page to receive emails from the University of Hertfordshire.

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