A good introduction sets the scene for your Personal Statement. We guide you through this with our four-step reflective process.
Don't simply list your work experience. You're expected to have thought through what being a doctor means day-to-day. Demonstrate insight into what clinical practice is, and how you are well suited for this.
Empathy is key to long-term good clinical practice. Explain how your experiences and voluntary work have helped you appreciate empathy's true value.
Medicine is a long but rewarding career. Balancing stressful work with stress-relieving activities in your free time is key. Here we'll develop many of your extracurricular activities into your Personal Statement; some may be activities that you haven't considered valuable!
Here you can develop points about your academic activities, for example, Extended Projects, or if you are a graduate applicant more about your research and/or publications.
A clear and succinct conclusion summarises your Personal Statement without adding new information. It's the last impression the Admission tutors will have of you, so it's good to reflect on how to end this persuasively with a strong finish.
At any time, you can start your Draft. We give you access to five Draft copies which you can use to share your drafts with friends, family and teachers. We've also added an option to print out a copy.
will grant you access to the Personal Statement Writer and
all included tutorials
until 16 Oct 2021.