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Barring publications, your CV should be no longer than one page long. Yes, you read that right. Elon Musk’s CV is a half page. If he can fit his lifelong accomplishments into a half page, there’s no reason you can’t fit your accomplishments in a full page. If it is more than one page, colleges won’t care about what extends beyond the first one. So there really is no point in having a long CV: it’s unprofessional and a waste of time.

Writing a UCAS Personal Statement can be daunting, and very different from anything you’ve written before. There isn’t much room for creativity in the traditional sense: you can’t tell personal stories, or be humorous in a way that you would be in your Common Application. But there is room for creativity in terms of how you present yourself and what you’ve done. This how-to will help you understand what’s expected of you, and how you can give the admissions staff exactly that.

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We at Rostrum are committed to give you comprehensive essay advice to help you navigate the Common App prompts. So take a peek at what the 2020-21 application has in store for you. We have decoded each of the 7 prompts for you.



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