Writing your personal statement is probably the hardest part of applying for a university place to study medicine.
But don’t let that put you off! Every year, thousands of students take up their places in medical school, which means their personal statements were good enough to help get them through the application process.
If they can do it, so can you.
We’ve put some tips together to help you craft a personal statement that scores highly with the admissions team.
Write the beginning at the end
Outstanding personal statements have a powerful opening. They capture motivation, passion and commitment in a single sentence.