19 Get on with it

Once you’ve worked who you really are and what you really want – and distilled it down to: what subject, which university and which career afterwards – the UCAS personal statement is really not that difficult. You just have to sit down and get on with it.

Now might be a good time. Get on with it.

Good luck, but you really shouldn’t need it.

Oh, unless you're applying to Oxbridge . . .

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