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I have always read widely and, due to my English Exhibition at Woodbridge School and my enjoyment of writing, at one point I had hoped to read English at university. However, whilst studying World War One poetry for my English Literature GCSE, I found that I was most interested in the times and conditions in which the author was writing...

History and politics have had a profound impact on my outlook. From childhood, the tangible history I found in castles, museums and family photographs appealed uniquely to my imagination. As I grew up my interest in the past introduced me to the political traditions and ideas of my community, and the study of politics became equally absorbing...

History Personal Statement

I am captivated by the diversity and depth offered by a History degree; attracted by the way it encourages us to be analytical of the values and patterns of past societies. It was in my final year of secondary school that I was awarded the History Attainment Award, although my desire to study History dates back to an earlier age when I visited the site of the allied landings in Normandy at just eleven years old...

History Personal Statement

Recently, I found out that my grandma was gambled into slavery for seven years. She escaped her prison and made her way back to Hong Kong, 300 miles south. I was amazed at how courageous she was. This personal discovery led me to read Jung Chang's 'Wild Swans' which made me both proud and ashamed of my heritage...

History and American Studies Personal Statement

"You go into the humanities to pursue your intellectual passion; and...you emerge as a desired commodity for industry." I interpret Damon Horowitz's statement as an indication that a History degree seamlessly fuses a subject I love with valuable future prospects; something I have always hoped for...

History and Economic History Personal Statement

Studying History at degree level has been my interest since my first ever history lesson in High School, for it is a subject that invites debate and feeds my inquisitive side. I have always been intrigued by what has happened before us and how it has led to where we are now...

I have a strong interest in history and the past, which began in early childhood. More particularly, my earliest interests were in mediaeval English history. My enjoyment of archaeology began with programmes such as Time Team, and similar documentary series, which showed me how exciting the task of uncovering the past and its secrets could be...

History Personal Statement

As the descendant of an Auschwitz survivor, my family history allows me to understand the influences that the Second World War has had on people's families and the victims of the Nazi regime in occupied Poland...

History Personal Statement

It isn't an exaggeration to say my devotion to History has moulded me into the diligent and ambitious person I am today. History continues to shape our contemporary world and my opinions have been formed from an intellectual curiosity about the resonances between the past and the present...

History Personal Statement

I have always been captivated by stories, and history, after all, is just that, a story. History, to me, is a colossal story that encompasses all of humanity, the tears and the joy, and whose ending is not yet known...

The opportunity to develop and broaden my knowledge attracts me to study history at university. My enthusiasm for history is driven by how past events influence today's political and economic decisions, and how human societies and cultures have gradually developed throughout the years...

Scottish History Personal Statement

“Swap Access to Degree Studies” Whenever I walk through the village where I live in Polmont, and look just beyond the Westquarter valley where the tree line of the Callendar woods are visible, I close my eyes, and I am transported back to one of the most fateful days in Scotland’s history...

Visits to the national museums of Knightsbridge and the Smithsonian ignited my interest in history. My desire to study history was nurtured following visits to the Normandy beaches which prompted me to research the Second World War and its origins...

Archaeology & Anthropology personal statement For as long as I can remember, I have been skilled and deeply interested in areas of both the sciences and humanities, particularly in human evolution, history and geography...

I have always been interested in the study of Historical idea's and interpretations. I consider myself to be highly focused on the concept of History and believe that studying this at university would further both my knowledge and interest into the subject...

History Personal Statement

Until I began my A-levels last September, I had never been to school or followed a formal syllabus. My parents homeschooled me. They guided, encouraged, and fed my interests with books, documentaries and discussions...

English and History Personal Statement

I believe History inspires optimism. With the state being cut and our economy weakening we could easily fall to pessimism. I just have to look within history to see that just over 400 years ago Queen Mary I killed 'rebels' for heresy when they protested, whereas Modern freedoms have allowed me to protest openly in several Unite marches...

Opinions, ideas and knowledge of history are influenced and shaped through heritage and archaeological sites, museums, buildings, and remains. Therefore, to have the ability to define heritage is crucial to ensure our capability to interpret our great past...

History Personal Statement

I have always been fascinated by history. Through studying different periods of history from medieval to early modern through to the present day I have gained an understanding into some of the crucial developments that have determined what course our future would take...

History links us to the consequences of life in worlds gone by. Childhood visits to the inspiring Hadrian's Wall and Stonehenge fuelled my curiosity in the subject as I wanted to explore and absorb these worlds...

History and Law Personal Statement

History and Law are critical to thedevelopment of society. The idea that the same mistakes will be repeated unless we learn to adapt and change, underlines the meaning of both subjects, As a civilisation we must find out where we came from and how we can and have changed...

Ancient History, English language and history of the English language are my special interests. I have a particularly strong interest in ancient history and - more recently - in the history of the English language...

My perception of Politics changed when I read the Communist Manifesto. I began to see the world as not a collection of states but a universal society divided by relative beliefs. Humanitarian initiatives, such as Amnesty International, became a large part of my life, and my passion developed from there...

History Personal Statement

Having spent a great deal of my studies learning about various periods in history, ranging from Ancient Egypt to the British educational system up to the modern day I know that this is a topic which I would thoroughly enjoy spending three years researching and learning more about...

History is one of the most interesting and important things in my life it fills me with knowledge and entertains me with past events which are in one way or another always repeating themselves. The English historian Edward Gibbon once said”I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience...

English Literature and History Personal Statement

Since my childhood, barely a night has gone by without indulging in a book. I cherish the hours spent poring over literary masterpieces as diverse as The Great Gatsby, Othello and the poems of John Donne, all of which I particularly enjoyed...

History Personal Statement

My decision to read for a degree in History is a result of my intense enjoyment of the subject. I am extremely interested in past events and how the modern world came to be. My interest in History probably began in primary school when we visited Richmond on a school camp...

My attraction to Archaeology and Ancient History has been shaped by my understanding that the past is incredibly important in our modern lifestyles; two years ago when I visited Rome for the first time I truly appreciated what this meant...

History Personal Statement

From its unique vitality and power, to its ever-changing relevance, History has always fascinated me. The depth and diversity offered by a History degree excites me and I am attracted by the way it encourages us to both question and relate to the past...

Ancient History Personal Statement

People ask me why I wish to study Ancient History. Surely it has no relevance to today's world? Absolutely not! It is difficult doing justice to the incredible achievements of the greats of the Ancient World such as Pyrrhus, Hannibal, Alexander the Great, Augustus and Caesar...

My first memory of studying History came in year 6 when answering a question about the Peasant's Revolt of 1381. I remarked that "Nobody died for 10 years"; even though wrong, I feel that this simple mistake was the beginning of my keen interest in History...

History Personal Statement

Arthur Marwick wrote that "because everything has a history, history as a body of knowledge and as a discipline covers everything." The mental conditioning one undergoes throughout a history degree is what sets it apart...

When I was two years old my family relocated from the New World, Canada, to the Old, and since then I have journeyed to places as far off as Rome, Egypt, and Thailand, among many others. Everywhere I travelled brought upon me a new wave of fresh fascination; not only in the cultural differences I noticed, but in the circumstances, traditions, and history that shaped them...

History Personal Statement

I have maintained a strong interest in History since my early days when I found a profound enjoyment from the way historical stories fired my imagination. I have enjoyed the challenge in the transition from my childhood's mythologized and historicised tales to relatively 'cold' analysis and evaluation...

It may sound exaggerated, but I genuinely love History, and it has become a part of my life for over four years. As contemporary political events have increasingly become my main concern in recent years, Politics and Economics are also my favourite subjects...

I have a keen sense of my own history, and that of my family, which I discovered could be traced from the Nazi camps of Theresienstadt and Auschwitz to an obscure convent in the Pyrenees. It was through this research that my interest in history was fuelled, leading me to become increasingly fascinated by this expansive and varied subject...

Internationals relations and politics are around us in our everyday lives, even if we are aware of it or not. They can influence our society through newspapers; the broadcasted news and general day to day activities and we have all been affected by politics and international relations or influenced by it...

Until my AS year, I had never completed a full school year. I am a member of the Travelling Showman community and spent several months a year travelling and working with my family's Fair. I was self-taught from the Easter holidays until September...

My passion for French has certainly flourished throughout my education, a language and culture that have, without doubt had an enormous impact upon how we, as British citizens, live and communicate today...

History & Politics Personal Statement

What fascinates me about history and politics is their impact they have had on our society over the course of many years. Growing up I was initially influenced by my father's own interest in both history and politics...

History & English Literature Personal Statement

History and English Literature have been by far my most exciting studies in the Sixth Form. Ever since discovering historical literature I have been engrossed by the way the two disciplines coexist and entwine, an interest intensified by school ventures to the Reichstag building, Ypres battlefield and Auschwitz...

I consider myself an enthusiastic, hard working student who will do everything possible to achieve the best set of results possible. I have a very strong work ethic and get on well with teachers and my fellow pupils...

English Literature and History Personal Statement

English Literature has always been a strong interest of mine, from the ancient works of Homer to the contemporary writings of Steinbeck. I have always found solace in exploring the imagination of writers from a variety of different genres, cultures and time-periods...

Living in the Georgian city of Bath, I have grown up surrounded by history. The timescales in evidence around me, from the ancient Roman Baths to the Georgian Royal Crescent, echo the timescales of some of my own historical interests...

I am a determined academic individual, leading me to believe that a degree course at university should definitely be in my life plans. I have always achieved high grades and I am confident that I can continue this success at university...

History Personal Statement

I strongly believe that sheer enjoyment of a subject is critical when choosing that subject for further study. Mine, however, was not the traditional academic route, as I did not study History as one of my GCSEs, a mistake I rectified when choosing A-level options...

Five years ago, during the last night of the proms and there was a pivotal moment whilst watching the orchestra that changed me forever. Rapidly developing a love for music I realised that the influence exerted by history over music is profound...

Although I have been an avid reader of a wide range of fiction since childhood I delved into literature on a new level when I began studying Access to Humanities. My eyes were opened to poetry for the first time and I have gained an enormous appreciation for the works of Wilfred Owen, Tennyson and William H Davies and their differing styles...

I was nine years old, and we live in Chicago, Illinois. That year my family had a membership to the Field Museum of Natural History, and every Saturday would find us on the train to the Field. Our first stop was always the pyramid...

The changing interpretations of the past has left an enduring mark on the way I perceive history as an expression of the developing morals and values held by society. Historical works have provided me with an invaluable insight into the perspectives of the time of which they were written and comparisons between works of varying periods have enabled me to observe the change and continuity in human behaviour...

History Personal Statement

The study of History - from the daily lives of individuals, to the causes and effects of international events - is the most useful way to gain an understanding of the world, past and present. I am committed to developing an accurate understanding of the world, and the study of History has consistently been the way that I have achieved this, from reading of Kate Mcmullan's biography of Harriet Tubman as a child, to my ongoing reading on twentieth century Chinese history and the American civil rights movement...

History & Economics Personal Statement

My name is Ariel Blumberg and I am 19 years old. I was born in a little village near Eindhoven, a in the south of the Netherlands. While growing up there, I experienced a warm family life and plenty of opportunity to develop my youthfully curious mind...

History Personal Statement

My decision to pursue a graduate degree comes from my need of further study. My recent knowledge is not enough for me to work well so I decide to pursue a MBA degree to gain more business knowledge and management skills for my work...

History Personal Statement

Growing up in the historical city of Derby and county of Derbyshire, I am lucky enough to have been surrounded by history all my life. I was fortunate in that I was never too far from the ancient sites of Roman and Saxon settlements or the historical landscapes and houses that set the scenes for the Jane Austen classic, Pride and Prejudice...

Archaeology and History Personal Statement

When I was younger, I had always wished to travel to the United Kingdom. I loved everything about it: the history, the architecture, the food, the people, the music, and so much more. Living in a rural part of the United States, it was rich in a culture completely opposite to my own...

History Personal Statement

History is the infinite path of human existence; a perpetual cycle of life itself. Our knowledge of historical accounts and events are assisted through the branches of Literature. Without this, it would be impossible to understand the concept of time and the influential presence of people from past humanities...

History enables me to see how actions and events have shaped our current society and to understand the present, one must understand the past. The broad topic areas that are involved in History and Sociology allow me to understand different perspectives on a diverse range of subjects...

History (Ancient and Modern) Personal Statement

It is those things we don’t yet know or understand that make history a fascinating, intellectual puzzle. We know a remarkable amount about history and the development of society but new archaeological discoveries, the dedicated efforts of historians, translators and other academics and advancements in areas such as archaeometry mean that the body of historical information is still expanding...

History Personal Statement

With such a range of different interpretations for any given era, what fascinates me most about History is the opportunity for debate and analysis. Studying the American Civil Rights Movement, it has been interesting to analyse the motives behind the efforts of Franklin Roosevelt and John F Kennedy to improve the lives of African Americans...

Archaeology and Anthropology Personal Statement

As an immigrant living in Spain, I am constantly reminded of the importance social and cultural factors have on my daily life, the language I speak, and the difference between the relationships I maintain with people from my own country and those I encounter here on a daily basis...

History and Politics Personal Statement

The study of History has always been a profound interest of mine; I find delving into the past a truly invigorating experience. By enhancing my knowledge of past events I can more effectively evaluate the future implications of episodes of history...

Ancient/Medieval History Personal Statement

My decision to study Medieval History at a higher level was never a difficult one. Having always been interested about the relationship between the past and the present, studying History at AS-Level only strengthened my decision...

History and Politics Personal Statement (Oxbridge)

I have always found myself interested in the social sciences. The complex relation between individual, family, society and state enthralls me. The dynamic between civil liberties and state security, the role of the state in society, the question of war and revolution, are all topics that fascinate me...

English and History Personal Statement

When studying English and History I find that I have the freedom to explore different interpretations. I have always struggled with the concept of the definitive answer; I feel that every subject is subjective and as a result I find it hard to confine myself to one single idea...

History and English Personal Statement

Studying History and English concurrently has appealed to me ever since I recognised the inseparability of the two disciplines closest to my heart. Personally, I believe that the literary style of a piece of writing is as important as scholarly research and I try to make my essays as lively as possible whilst still grounded in solid historical or literary method, dulce et utile, following the example of writers such as Richard J Evans...

Ancient History & Egyptology Personal Statement

For me, History has always been a forerunner when it comes to choosing a degree at university. From an early age I have always enjoyed learning about the past and how some key events like the Battle of Britain and 9/11, have shaped our future...

History Personal Statement

My interest in history lies in the simple fact that I have always been fascinated by the past. At eleven I won a full academic bursary to attend my current school. This was a way into a community in which my intellectual curiosity would be valued and where I could further my enthusiasm for history...

History & Politics Personal Statement

For years I have listened to my family discussing the latest political and historical issues on the news and I have been fascinated and awed by the fact that there was never a wrong or right answer, decision or explanation to a given problem...

History and Law Personal Statement

Louis de Bernières writes in ‘Captain Corelli’s Mandolin` that history is fascinating `because everything [is] connected to everything else in the most elaborate, devious and elegant ways`. Perhaps this explains the importance of history in understanding the modern world; it governs the way in which we view society, dictates our actions and, perhaps most importantly, provides guidance to those who establish law...

Medieval History/History Personal Statement

My grandmother’s maiden name is Marx. Her uncle, the world-renowned landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx, was Karl Marx’s great-nephew. This fact, while seemingly trivial, has worked to strengthen the spark history has ignited within me since I was old enough to read...

History is paradoxically the most advanced way for our society to predict the future. Learning from the past mistakes and successes, and using them to our advantage, to navigate us through perilous times...

History Personal Statement

Fuelled by an early fascination of conflicts, people and the way our world has been shaped, history has always been the natural choice for me. The ability to study history offers the opportunity to critically analyse and question particular perceptions of the past and to form an opinion that is not only rewarding but also liberating...

History Personal Statement

History has always fascinated me because of what it can tell us about humanity; the decisions taken, the actions chosen and the mistakes made can all make us reflect on what it means to be human. I firmly believe history is not simply a case of learning facts and dates but rather a chance to analyse the past, enhancing our understanding of how we interact with each other today...

History Personal Statement

History is elemental in understanding and furthering most aspects of life; without studying the past we cannot expect to move forward, and in this respect I believe history to be the most universal subject...

Archaeology and Museum Studies Personal Statement

What fascinates me the most about archaeology is how easily it nowadays allows us to find out more about the past. Just the fact that carbon dating technology can tell us almost the exact age of an object is amazing...

English Literature & History Personal Statement

Throughout my education, I have constantly been captivated and inspired by my History and English studies. I have recognised how the two disciplines entwine and coexist to create an invaluable tool with which to explore the past and future...

History Personal Statement

I have always wanted to be part of an open-minded society and live in a country where originality is rewarded, so the UK came to my mind as being the best country to read my degree. My passion for the English language has developed over years of studying English at school, where I have been successful in every written and oral exam...

History Personal Statement

Every facet of history is so spectacularly different that it inspires me to read deeper into the subject. I believe it to be important to know how our history shaped the world today, so I aspire to be an individual that takes this further, especially elements that I'm longing to explore such as the effect of military history and the role of international relations...

Politics & Modern History Personal Statement

I have long had an interest in history, and I have a bronze lion named Stephen to thank for that. When I was 6 years old, my mother took me to a square in Hong Kong, where two bronze lions nicknamed Stephen and Stitt stand...

History and Politics Personal Statement.

It was after reading the Communist Manifesto as a historical document at the age of thirteen that I became intrigued how a seemingly small text could be so significant. A brief polemic, published some 160 years ago, profoundly influenced the course of 20th century history and is still cited for its influence on modern political writing today...

History Personal Statement

Childhood visits to Jorvik Viking Centre and Bede’s World to looking at old family photographs, let my imagination run wild, building stories and lives for people who would have lived during that time...

Ancient and Modern History Personal Statement

What makes history engaging and interesting to me is its interdisciplinary nature and its ability to take you on a journey to the discovery of humanity's past. History has been a constant source of captivation for me, from studying the mythology of Ancient Greece in primary school through to the study of the Russian Revolution at A Level...

History Personal Statement

Whether considering the real world applications of Bentham's utilitarianism in Religious Studies, analysing the context of a changing Victorian society in English Literature, or debating the evolving ideology of the Labour Party in Politics, there is one common thread connecting what I enjoy most about my studies: history...

History Personal Statement

I aspire to study history at university because I want the opportunity to develop and broaden my historical knowledge. An advantage of a degree in history is that the flexibility and the potential opportunities are endless...

History Personal Statement

Quite simply, I wish to study History because I have an increasing fascination with the past. This has stemmed from a childhood love of films and books set in the 'olden days'. Since then I have only become more interested and excited by the past and it is the immense impact that it has on society today that warrants my desire to pursue History degree...

English With History Personal Statement - For 2016 Entry

The subjects that I wish to study at university are History and English, with the view to ultimately becoming a teacher. I have chosen to study History not only because it's a subject that has always been a favourite of mine, but also because of the skills that you gain and develop like critical thinking and making the most use of time and resources...

History Personal Statement

My desire to study history was provoked by my enjoyment of examining how humans think and how an individual's decisions can impact the world around us - past and present. I enjoy looking at human experience; seeing just what drives a human and under what circumstances, and how the past relates to the present...

History Personal Statement

Being surrounded by the historical brilliance of Scotland's capital, Edinburgh, together with visiting one of Britain's most famous buildings, Edinburgh castle at an early age, accounts for the main reason history is one of my strongest interests...

Classics Personal Statement

The study of languages and their related cultures provides an excellent vista through which to understand humanity. From the literary to the political, the historical to the cultural, I appreciate the various components of exploring linguistic traditions...

History, Politics and Economics Personal Statement

In my IB History course I was particularly interested in topics such as the effect of the Wall Street Crash on Hitler's rise to power or mercantilist policies as a cause of the American War of Independence; the areas where History and Economics come together...

History and Politics Personal Statement

I was exposed to history and politics before I knew what they meant. As a second generation immigrant from China, dinner table conversations with family friends inevitably seemed to stray to the impact Mao and Deng’s policies have had on modern China...

History Personal Statement

I knew that history was the subject for me from the moment that I entered Auschwitz on a school fieldtrip: seeing history, seemingly frozen in time in front of me, left such an emotional impact that I knew that I had to take it further...

History Personal Statement

When I was younger, I remember listening to stories about what my grandparents endured during the Second World War. In Japan, my grandmother suffered famine, crime and the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki...

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Politics has always been a passion of mine since I was introduced to Postgraduate Personal Statement Examples Politics1 course at AS Level and I have joined the Conservative party to help me understand their dramatic fall from grace in the last decade.

Since childhood, I have been fascinated by the constantly changing world that we live in, wanting to understand and explore the causes and effects of and future human interactions. During my teenage years I started listening to the BBC World Service and internationally recognized journals and magazines.

Since my early teenage years I have had a strong interest in the world that I live in; wanting to understand where mine and others’ places can be and are in society; not just locally but globally, so I follow current affairs programmes on the television and read newspapers and journals, such as the ‘Economist’, with interest.

History and politics have had "Postgraduate Personal Statement Examples Politics1" profound impact on my outlook. From childhood, the tangible history I found in castles, museums and family photographs appealed uniquely to my imagination. As I grew up my interest in the past introduced me to the political traditions and ideas of my community, and the study of politics became equally absorbing.

I believe that we are living in a time of social and political revolution. From Weight Training Exercises For Sprinters Assignment election of a black President to the Arab spring and more locally the London riots of 2011, people's interest into politics is becoming ever more apparent.

Politics & International Relations Personal Statement

I have always taken a keen interest in public affairs, always wanting to know what was happening in the world so studying politics and international relations is a natural attraction for me. I have been encouraged to pursue Fortaleza Entulho Serra Essay study due to my incredible fascination with the impact that political decision making has on humanity.

Law and Politics Personal Statement

Laws, in my opinion, are the cogs in the machinery of society; they are guidelines and deterrents that are fundamentally essential for humanity to function. Law is the combined public conscience that tells us right from wrong.

Politics & International Relations

It was November 1989. My parents were rattling their keys in the main square of Bratislava with other Czechoslovak youngsters asking for the democracy that was denied by the Communist regime. They raised me in an environment, where appreciation of freedom, expressing my thoughts and being an active citizen have been essential.

Economics/PPE Personal Statement

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When I was a child my favorite place was the airport. I love the confusion inside it,listening to many different languages and seeing different cultures meet in only one place. I consider that my interest for the social movement arise from that place.

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In a recent address to the Canadian Parliament, David Cameron made the comment that "This is not a traditional, cyclical recession. It's a debt crisis,". Although I am yet to align myself to a political party I find politics, economics and philosophy very interesting individually.

I have always been passionate about the study of history and more recently international relations. I feel that to understand what is happening in the present requires an understanding of what has happened in the past.

Politics Personal Statement

My background, living in three major metropolises, Lagos, London and Aberdeen bestowed me a very diverse, open, multicultural way of thinking. The cultural shock of Lagos widened my eyes to vastness of the world and prepped my involvement in the Community Development Committee, allowing me to get in touch with all sectors of Nigerian society; here my interest in sociology, politics and government took flight.

My study of AS-Level Politics not only increased my awareness and interest in current affairs, but also led me to form political opinions of my own. Studying the subject at school gave me the opportunity to visit the European Parliament, Council of the EU and EU Commission in Brussels; especially interesting in light of the preparations for the new members of the Union.

Economics and Politics/Geography Personal Statement

My desire to study Economics in combination with the Social Sciences stems primarily from my interest in these fields but also from the fact that these two disciplines compliment each other exceptionally well.

Upon the opening of any quality newspaper, one would find that economic and political news dominate the headlines, but upon deeper reading it can be seen that the foundations of all human thought and actions have been shaped by philosophical theories.

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Politics / Sociology personal statement

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My perception of the world changed on September the 11th 2001, when I returned home from school to find that a terrorist organisation had Longer Essay Higher Sat Score the World Trade Centre. The attack destroyed my feeling of security, provoking me to probe and question the world around me in a way I hadn't before and sparking my interest in current affairs.

French/German and Politics Personal Statement

I have always believed that the being able to speak more than one language well is so useful in the world today, where the sources of communication grow ever more abundant. Especially in the world of politics and international relations, languages are so important, and as I may consider a career in this area, I know that being able to speak foreign languages will open many more doors for me.

Politics and German Personal Statement

Growing up in a bilingual household with Gujarati as my mother-tongue sparked my love for foreign languages, thus I studied French and German from an early age. What I enjoy most when studying German is the flexibility of the language, for example in its use of compound nouns and word order.

PPE Personal Statement

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I have never understood politicians. Are they supposed to be economists or philosophers? Or should they be environmentalists instead? My questions have made me a Postgraduate Personal Statement Examples Politics1 who fights reality. While philosophy centers around the question What would be the best way to live ?, economics dictates how to live.

My purpose for this personal statement is to NOT bore you thus whilst at the risk of trying, by ALL possible means, to avoid sounding cliché I must state my desire for the course international relations/ Development Studies stemmed from being that 13 year old child who thought that on 20th March 2003 when war was announced that I would immediately not be able to date all the boys in the world (ahhh such a tender age) or buy all the “garms” (as street slang would have it) because of fear it would be rationed or we would be bombed.

Business & Politics Personal Statement

Since arriving in this country, I have become much more aware of current affairs and the world around me, locally and globally. I have chosen to study politics because I seen as a way of acquiring the skills and knowledge that will give me an edge in the job market.

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Society is a concept that has always fascinated me, as it is the fundamental manifestation of human existence. Its nature is defined by the prevalent political and economic conditions, which have global impact.

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Being the daughter of a German mother and a Ghanaian father, having grown up in multicultural Berlin, I've always been surrounded by many diverse and fascinating cultures which- eventually- caused my curiosity about their different appearances.

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After reading several books with political and philosophical themes (such as 'Animal Farm'/'1984' by George Orwell and 'Guns Germs and Steel' by Jared I came to realise the power and implications of ideology and belief, and found myself with a desire to learn more.

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I am conscientious team player with the ability to inspire my co-workers to greater productivity and cooperation. I enjoy learning, and am always able to taking on few challenges. My track record in education speaks itself.

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In today's climate, an understanding of law is critical. The question of Scotland's independence and its legal repercussions; the European Treaty's effect on British law; the legitimacy of the war on terror and its effect on civil rights.

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My pre-existing interest in politics became a fascination during a holiday to Mexico in the aftermath of the 2006 Presidential elections. I saw mass demonstrations in Mexico City, the barricades of a teachers strike involving shootouts between Pavillon De Femmes Critique Essay and teachers and the way in which Commandante Marcos' zapatistas were in de facto control of the countryside in resistance to central government.

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Studying economics at A-level showed me that this subject is fundamental to our everyday life on both a local and international scale. Reading broadsheet newspapers, watching the news and reading 'The Economist' have confirmed this for me.

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Politics is an integral part of humanity as it has shaped the contemporary world, forming and shaping civilisations whilst destroying the mightiest of nations. It has been used to control the masses yet is responsible for liberating the most oppressed.

One could ask who created the universe? Why do we exist? What is man's purpose in this world? The question I thought of most, who created me? These are just some of the questions I used to wonder and ask myself, in the words of Plato, 'Philosophy begins in wonder'.

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One of our golfing traditions would be to share a cold one after 9 holes, and that would be how my father and I would kick start many a discussion. Our discussion chanced upon two subjects:- the Asian Financial Crisis, and how it was affecting his business.

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What fascinates me about history and politics is their impact they have had on our society over the course of many years. Growing up I was initially influenced by my father's own interest in both history and politics.

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“We'd all like to vote for the best man, but he's never a candidate” - Frank McKinney "Kin" Hubbard. A seemingly widespread feeling of distrust among the populous towards the people in the positions of greatest power has driven my inquisitive nature to understand the operations of government.

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Since the start of my teenage years, I have developed a strong interest in Politics, current affairs and the way in which our economy operates. As I've become more mature, my interests have intensified.

A trip to Mexico at age twelve sparked my interest in the social sciences. The level of poverty and governmental corruption jarred me whilst there, and thus my determination to understand why social injustice occurs and how to combat it formed.

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My desire to study Politics developed in early stages of my life. During my teenage years, I was very interested in the ways in which the countries are governed and the systems behind them. The turning point on my decision to study politics was the book "Mein Kampf (My Struggle)" written by Adolf Hitler during his imprisonment in 1923 detailing his philosophies about Germany and its need for power.

Since I remember, I have always been interested in politics. I was born in Poland and my country's political situation had very big influence on lifes of its citizen. That might be one of the reasons why was always around me.

International Relations Personal Statement

A variety of influences have led me to decide to pursue studies and a subsequent career within the field of International Relations, not the least of which include my current organization of employment, my academic and volunteer work, and my upbringing in the United States Foreign Service.

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Pondering upon what I should present as the main reason for studying International Relations led me to a very simple conclusion. It is the only natural and logical sequel Postgraduate Personal Statement Examples Politics1 what I have been doing for the last four years; finding new ways in global development is my passion and I want to contribute my part to the future of the world politics.

For many of my colleagues, Marx was the one that introduced them to the notions of politics and communism. For me, it was Marin Preda, a beloved Romanian author who spoke about the terrors of the communist regime in a much controversial novel “The most Beloved of Earthlings”.

From an early age I have had a keen interest in current affairs and how the influence of politics controls the world. My interest has significantly increased since the events of September 11th. Politics form an integral part of our society and I have always been intrigued as to the causes of such atrocities.

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Philosophy is arguably the oldest intellectual discipline, stemming as it does from the basic human need for understanding and it is Cmis 102 Assignment 3 to assume, being as we are constantly bombarded with information and ephemeral distractions, that the search for understanding and meaning in life is either Uttejana Scholarship Essay or rendered irrelevant by the current culture of attaining meaning through consumption.

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In Physics, Chaos Theory describes a system so complex and unpredictable that the slightest change in initial conditions drastically alters the end result. Such a system exists in the form of our planet’s increasingly interconnected web of national governments and economies that reflect the unpredictability of human free will.

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Give me the money that has been spent in war and I will clothe every man, woman, and child in an attire of which kings and queens will be proud. I will build a schoolhouse in every valley over the whole earth.

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I have begun my personal statement a number of times, wondering where to start, what to include and what themes will interest whomever reads this, yet one that constantly arises – is a genuine interest in culture and ideologies.

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In my opinion, the problems societies face today deserve an in-depth analysis which draws on different disciplines of thought for its relevance; furthermore the implementations of strategies to combat problems must take into account more than one academic approach if they are going to be positively effective.

The Middle East has always been a political hot zone, at the center of international disputes which gain worldwide attention. Since the beginning of the twentieth century, the region has acted as a battlefield for other nations, making stability in the area an impossible feat.

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The influence of money and power due to the effect of globalisation has led to many political and economic triumphs, such as emergence of new world superpowers as well as disasters such as the current financial crisis.

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This is the most influential, most far reaching, most important subject that exists. Nothing is left untouched by politics, be you a Wall Street banker or African tribesman; you will be affected by government's decisions.

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