4 _ Show an interest in law _ This doesn't always need to be work experience, however that is a great way to show interest. Even one week working at a local solicitors firm can do wonders for your application. You could simply enjoy reading about legal and political developments too, or maybe just really enjoyed your law AS level. Make it a legal personal statement rather than just a general personal statement.
oMake sure you haven't used over long, unwieldy sentences or paragraphs. If you have you must break these up. _ oThat you've started your personal statement with a powerful introduction so this captures your reader's attention _ straight away. oThat your structure is easy to follow and that each sentence hooks into the next line. oThat you finish with your future career goals. _ A key advantage is to use a professional to edit and improve your personal statement. If, however you are working in isolation and do not have that advantage, be wary of allowing family or friends to read and comment on it. For one thing, an outside will be objective and critical: they may be full of praise or go to the other extreme so far as style, at least, is concerned.