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Guide to essays and personal statements

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For the UK

There are a wealth of resources in the UK. Aside from many webresources, here are some of the best books, my personal favorities are in this carosel (Click on the title to take you to the Amazon store).

Many like those published by UCAS (but buying them on Amazon.uk will save you money and they ship anywhere in the world):

And finally specific help with personal statements and the application process

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