The personal statement is an unenviable challenge faced by students every year. Students walk a fine line between demonstrating why they are better candidates than others, but avoiding showing off too much. It is an art that often relies on a careful act of judgement and preparing for the interview with ease.
The purpose of a personal statement is, firstly, to demonstrate your interest in your chosen subject and, secondly, to demonstrate your suitability to study your chosen subject. These are the key principles to bear in mind when writing your personal statement in law.