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American Studies Personal Statements

Your personal statement should convey what appeals to you about American Studies and why you want to study this subject for a career as a broadcast journalist, media buyer, editorial assistant and many more.

Admissions tutors want to know what makes you a good American Studies candidate, as well as what other value you can bring to their university.

Our personal statement examples will inspire you to write your own, and help you understand why other candidates have been successful in gaining a place on an American Studies course in the past.

"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...
The decision to apply for this course was easy to make for me indeed. Partly because Spanish-speaking zone is such a culturaly rich and diverse area, and partly because of my aunt being crazy about Latin America, who managed to pass her bug on me...
Barack Obama once said, “I’m so overexposed, I make Paris Hilton look like a recluse.” This epitomises my whole fascination with North America, and why I wish to study it in depth at University. The main aspect of the U...
America: The land of the free and the home to the brave. Maybe that is why I look at this country in awe, wondering what it would be like to be a part of such a patriotic nation. I recall having an interest in English Literature throughout my childhood - I had a hunger for books, as it was my escape from the reality of a hectic home with three younger brothers...