Frequently Asked Questions

Here we answer some of the most commonly asked questions about Personal Statements and Go Enrol’s review service.

Q: What is a personal statement?

A: A personal statement is an essay which is written by people applying for an undergraduate course at a UK university.

Q: How long does a personal statement need to be?

A: A personal statement must be no more than 47 lines and 4,000 characters long. This includes all letters, spaces and punctuation. You can read more about the challenges in our article.

Q: How can Go Enrol help my personal statement?

A: We can help in several situations. The most common situation is that you have already written a draft and want a professional to check whether you are writing clearly, about the right type of topics and to proofread for any mistakes. What is important is that it is your voice, so when giving our feedback and suggested edits we work hard to ensure it remains personal to you.

Q: I have written not one word of my personal statement. Can Go Enrol help me?

A: Yes. In this situation we would recommend you choose one of our packages where you will speak to a member of our team via Skype. They will brainstorm with you about what you could include and how best to make your case. Following this conversation and you successfully having a first draft complete we will do a further review of it.

Q: Will Go Enrol write my personal statement for me?

A: No. We do not write personal statements for students.

Q: Will a native English-speaker do the review of my personal statement?

A: Yes. Every personal statement is reviewed by an English speaker who has graduated from a British university.

Q: Who are Go Enrol?

A: Go Enrol is an award winning British company which has helped students in over 140 countries discover academic courses.

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