William Shakespeare statue“My background as a student at a European School, including yearly extended exchanges abroad, as well as my Italian heritage, has made me aware that ‘English’ Literature did not develop in isolation and it is vital to be aware of our European and world cultural heritage and its influence on the Literature of these Islands.”

The above is a good example of how this applicant made her Oxbridge English personal statement relate to her, personally. Download the rest to see how she develops this into a wider discussion of her subject, and her own annotations three years later assessing the strengths and weaknesses of her statement. 

  

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