“Beyond this essential interest in the subject, I find that the range of skills employed to understand Economics suits my academic strengths. Studying Maths and Further Maths at A2 level gives me an understanding of logic and mathematical processes which will be essential to a university-level course.”
Peter was successful with his Cambridge Economics personal statement, but now that he has graduated from Cambridge, he is a little older and wiser, and able to see where there might have been improvements. Download to see the full statement and his annotations. His statement is particularly strong in balancing the academic focus required for Oxbridge, with the inclusion of extra-curriculars that other universities value more.