Warwick University – Personal Statements & Presentation – Jo Phillips

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  • You must follow the UCAS deadlines and dates
  • PS v important at Warwick
  • Be consistent between US and UK English
  • Avoid the word « passion » – show not tell
  • You must follow PEE – point, example explain
  • Read around your subject! – go for something non-typical to stand out.
  • Warwick have a mark scheme for the PS!
  • By taking part in the MUN…
  • EXTENSIVE RESEARCH
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  • Through the drafting and debating process, I learned how to….
  • these skills are important because….(link back to course)
  • My favourite topic is the connection between creative music and mathematical logic…
  • French Bac 14-16.  Econ 16 Maths, 16 overall.
  • ONe of the top UK universities. 2015 university of the year – tops five of our specialist subject tables this year.
  • Accounting, creative writing, Econ, Film Studies, Theatre Studies
  • Campus v City
  • Liberal Arts degree coming in 2016 BASc
  • 2nd in Russell Group last year. (Top 25 in research).
  • Global Sustainable Development degree on its away
  • BASC – Bachelor of Arts and Science
  • LLB – Bach of Law
  • MChem – Masters in Chemistry
  • MBio – Masters in Biology
  • BEng not MEng if you want it to be recognised in your country.
  • Undergraduate masters.
  • Can apply to more than one course at the same institution – check with university about this.
  • Accomodation is offered NOT on a rolling basis.
  • £162 per week – £80 per week.  Don’t go for 30 week lets. En-suite – 110-130 per week.
  • Alumni go to Rolls royce, Land Rover, Goldman Sachs…etc etc…
  • Andrew Haldane – Chief Econ at Bank of England
  • Jaguar-Land Rover investing in innovation centre.
  • Higher than average starting salary
  • Investment banking…big salaries.
  • 72 sports clubs