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It is vital that your personal statement is written with the correct grammar and presentation.

There is a simple effective method to calculate the number of words in your UCAS personal statement. You only have 4,000 characters. Use the Microsoft word count Tools>wordcount. Otherwise use the below method:

1. Count the number of words in 25 full length lines, then divide that total by 25 to find the average number of words per line.

2. Count the number of lines per page and multiply by the figure arrived. Thus, 30 lines multiplied by 11.6 equals 348 words. If you are carrying out your UCAS personal statement online then you can use the word count on Microsoft word.

If you need help visit our samples page for inspiration.


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ucas personal statement
This website is designed to offer both encouragement and practical help to those who wish to start to write the UCAS personal statement for university admission.

Your descriptions on your UCAS personal statement should be vivid enough to envoke a sense of place or situation so the admissions officer is with you on the journey of trying to convince the reader that you are the one for the course.

Personal Statement Editing Services - Warning

If you feel you need extra help when writing a personal statement then beware of rogue online services. You should always write your own personal statement because the risk is that what you send will be the same as everyone elses you will not get a place. We recommend Get Into Uni who is the leader in online admission editing services in the UK, they edit your current personal statement and work with you one-on-one to get it right.
Essayedge.com are also a good service if you live in the USA.

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