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Unformatted text preview: orld, and how certain ideas and I am confident that a history degree will gone before us from which we as a society situations have evolved, I have begun to make me a more well-rounded person. It can profit; history does not merely consist feel more comfortable and content with will prepare me for the challenges I will of a series of dry facts. myself. This new attitude has proved face in my professional and personal life, beneficial on more than one occasion. and give me a wisdom that I can then To think of history as a single academic I was student prefect as a tenth-year impart to the next generation. subject understates its vast importance. student by a large percentage. I have had It is more precisely the study of many the confidence to enter several writing www.getintouni.com Get Into Uni | 28 Get into uni History () The purpose of historical inquiry is not simply to present facts but to search for an interpretation of the past. The reason I want to study History is simply that it combines the excitement of exploration and discovery with the sense of reward born from successfully confronting and making sense of complex and challenging problems. towards school life and have been head For years, I have maintained a firm student for two years. I take pleasure in devotion to history. All of my experiences, debating issues that are important to me, coupled with a strong academic and as part of my contribution I set up a background, will allow me to embrace school debating society. This position has studying history at Oxford University. improved my leadership, organisational and communication skills and, given me the chance to combine my theoretical knowledge and my interpersonal skills to successfully debate issues closely related to history. History is fascinating because society is constantly evolving and as a result, the Outside of academics, I am a keen history must evolve with it. sportsman, competitively playing hockey and football. Last year I participated in I seek enrolment in a program that not only the AA regional school athletics finals, maintains a superb reputation but that achieving first position. My other passion will also demand only the highest quality is swimming, I have been a member of effort from each of its students. I hope Warwickshire swimming club for nine that you are able to give me the privilege years. One of my biggest achievements of continuing my studies on the level has been taking the County Champion demanded by your prestigious institution. I title and crowned the record holder in the have applied all my abilities and diligence men’s 200m butterfly. to getting into Oxford. My swimming practices have also given My aim has always been to excel in me the chance to complete my lifeguard examinations, no matter how demanding qualification, enabling me to gain work they were. I made sure I achieved straight as a lifeguard. My swimming ability also As in all aspects of my studies. From my helps with my interest in scuba diving. strong performance in my A level history Last summer I...
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