Proofread _ As with all of the application, it's crucial that you edit your personal statement. This little piece of writing reflects on you; don't let it scream "sloppy"! Write your statement and then proofread it for typos and grammar. The next day, read it again. Ask a good friend or teacher to read it too. Make your statement as near perfect as possible and it will serve your app well. A good personal statement could be the deciding factor for an applicant that is not clearly in or out. Take the time to make your writing work to your advantage and let your voice be heard in your application!
oMake sure your spelling and grammar and impeccable. If in doubt, consult a dictionary and/ or grammar book or ask someone whose knowledge of English your trust to read this through for you. Alternatively, send your personal statement to Get Into Uni Oxbridge editors http://www.getintouni.com who will edit this for you _ to perfection.