What do university admissions tutors want in a personal statement?

Ruth Tarrant

28th January 2016

Research from the Sutton Trust has showed that many school students applying to university are disadvantaged because their teachers' views on what should be included in a personal statement are very different to what admissions tutors are looking for.

Ruth Tarrant

Ruth has been Subject Lead in Economics at tutor2u for many years after a career of teaching Economics, Business, Politics and Maths in a range of secondary schools. She is a highly experienced A level Economics Examiner, and also teaches undergraduate Economics on a very part-time basis at the University of Oxford. Ruth is passionate about making economics fun, engaging and accessible.

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