I have spent the entirety of today cleaning my house in preparation for my aunt’s visit tomorrow and helping my mother cook for guests we had for tea and dinner today. 164 more words
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Have UCAS really revealed "the language tricks which will help you land that place at a top university"?
UCAS, the agency responsible for admissions to Higher Education in the UK, last week issued an analysis of the personal statements of 300,000 university applicants. They’d totted up the number of ‘passion-related’ words (such as “love” and “explore”) and ‘career-oriented words’ (“salary”, “employable”, “job”, etc.) to see how frequencies differed according to the subjects for which candidates were applying. 309 more words
Personal statements are probably the most intimidating portion of graduate school admissions. In some ways, they are like undergraduate college essays. You know the essay on how the moment you shot the pet iguana in a rocket ship made you realize that aerospace engineering was your true calling, not veterinary studies. 425 more words
Writing a personal statement is not always as easy as it sounds. You need professionals to help you get everything right. For instance, writing a biochemistry personal statement would require thorough knowledge of what biochemistry is about and the events in a person’s life that are connected to this field of study. 253 more words
Many students approach US application essays thinking that it will be sufficient merely to write about all of their accomplishments. Unfortunately, most American universities expect more from students. 326 more words