Meaning of “personal statement” in the English Dictionary

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"personal statement" in British English

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personal statementnoun [ C ]

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in the UK, a short piece of writing about yourself and your interests that forms part of your university application (= request to be given a place to study at a university)

(Definition of “personal statement” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"personal statement" in Business English

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personal statementnoun [ C ]

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HR a short written description of your personal qualities that you include with a CV, a university application form, etc. when applying for a job or a place on a course:

The personal statement is absolutely critical to the success of your job application.

(Definition of “personal statement” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)