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This presentation from RGU provides an example of one method of writing your personal statement, which is very useful. This is not the only way to write your personal statement however and you should ensure that you research different ways, talk to your Guidance Teacher and make sure you write in a way that works for you too. The links to the UCAS pages below will help you with this.

RGU - Starting your personal statement

Personal statement - Mind Map

UCAS personal status worksheet

Aberdeen Advisor Day

2016 - 30 minute how to apply

How to write your personal statement: https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergraduate/apply-track/writing-personal-statement

5 most asked questions about personal statements: https://www.ucas.com/connect/blogs/personal-statements-quick-fire-questions-answered

10 places to find pointers: https://www.ucas.com/connect/blogs/10-places-get-personal-statement-pointers

Teacher Education Applicants: https://www.ucas.com/sites/default/files/ucas-utt-scottish-personal-statement-guidance.pdf

Personal Statement Mindmap: https://www.ucas.com/sites/default/files/personal-statement-mind-map.pdf

Personal Statement Starting help sheet: https://www.ucas.com/sites/default/files/ucas-personal-statement-worksheet.pdf

Here are links important for anyone applying for Medicine (too late this year) and Law:

For those wishing to apply for Medical/Dental degrees: http://www.ukcat.ac.uk/

For those wishing to apply for Law: http://www.lnat.ac.uk/