Male Hand with Handcuffs on Natural Wood Background, XXXL.“I have read The Origins of the Second World War by AJP Taylor and Kershaw’s Hitler… Through the study of history, I have developed the ability to construct concise, rational and well-constructed arguments instantaneously from information given to me.”

How do you convince someone that you’ll be good at a subject you’ve never studied before? This personal statement belonged to a candidate who went on to be successful in their application to Oxbridge. However, it is certainly not without its faults, and so its author has annotated it, highlighting some of its strengths but also its flaws (including typos! a big no-no). Download to have a look at how you can begin to mould the content you have into something appropriate for a vocational subject like Law.

  

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