The Personal Statement is your opportunity to explain to the selection committee why you want to go to the U.K. and in particular why you want to undertake your chosen program, and how this will fit with your long-term career goals, as well as describing your academic /personal goals and objectives in relation to your chosen program of study. This is also your opportunity to demonstrate your suitability to act as a representative or an ambassador for the U.S. while being open to the different perspective of undertaking an academic qualification within the U.K..