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When applying to study Medicine, you must include a short piece of writing with your UCAS form called a personal statement. When writing a personal statement for Medical School, the aim is to persuade whoever reads it that you are a great candidate to study Medicine.
This page provides the headline information on how to write a personal statement for medical school, before offering a step-by-step guide on what you need to do. Don’t forget to use all the subpages to make the most of the section.
The Medic Portal provides pages on each one of these in turn, along with an additional page on writing style.
Medicine Personal Statement: Top Tips
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How Should I Structure My Personal Statement for Medical School?
Of course, this is a matter of personal preference. But you need to make sure you have a clear and logical framework. We would suggest that following the below, gives you strong foundation from which to showcase your attributes. In brackets, we state the main (but not only) function of each segment.