The writer then introduces themselves with their key qualities, which go's on to flow naturally into the opening paragraph of their statement.
As I was thinking about how I would answer that, at this exact moment, what popped into my head was, “ummmm well, when I was younger I used to pretend that swings were rocket ships that would take me to the moon if I swung high enough” — so I guess I’m imaginative?
Probably not what I would actually say out loud in a real interview, but you get the point.
This demonstrates an interdisciplinary approach and highlights a wide understanding of the subject.
Attending *School Name* until the age of 16 meant I had to be highly self-motivated in my studies - achieving 4A*at GCSE - which was the highest number in my year group.
This is a great way of showing your reader that you have direction, and that the skills / experience you have demonstrated are directly related to your subject area.
For some reason, it’s difficult to write (or talk) about yourself. One of the most common scholarship interview questions is “what are your strengths”.
I am particularly proud of the fact that I achieved 100% in each of my modular GCSE mathematics exams.
I was the only student in my year 9 group to achieve a level 8 in the maths SATs exam.
This links nicely with how other extra curricular activities, those perhaps not related academically, can develop useful skills.
Outside of school, I have used my skills in Graphic Design to create various concert flyers, along with a poster for the East/North Birmingham NHS Urgent Care Centre, which was used across Birmingham, and presented at the 'National Conference on Urgent Care.