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How long should a personal statement be for a job?

How long should a personal statement be for a job?

50 to 150 words

How long does it take to write a good personal statement?

probably about 6 months if you count just putting ideas on paper. After getting a legitimate draft together, probably about three months and ten drafts.

How do I sell myself in a personal statement?

Personal statement do’s and don’tsDo sell yourself and highlight what sets you apart from other candidates.Do make it relevant. Do be succinct. Do use a career summary format showing what you have to offer.Do make it engaging. Do be specific. Do show some passion, as long as it’s relevant.

Should I leave spaces between paragraphs on my personal statement?

It is definitely not true that simply filling the space available with “important information” will enhance your application. I always advise the use of blank lines, and still haven’t seen a PS that wouldn’t be improved by excluding enough text to allow their inclusion.

Does your personal statement matter?

Writing your personal statement is one of the most important things you’ll do when applying to university – it should be personal, engaging, and most importantly, written by you. This could ruin your chances of getting a place on the course, so make sure you know your personal statement inside and out.