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    Ok so here's the thing - I sent off my University application yesterday and I was rereading my personal statement this morning when I noticed I missed a space in a quote I'd put in:

    our brains are separate
    and independent enough from our genes to rebel against themthere is no reason why we should
    not rebel in a large way too" (The Selfish Gene).

    Is this a really serious mistake and will it count against me when my choices come to read it?? I'm freaking out here and getting really paranoid so any comments would be appreciated!!


    (By the way, I've applied to read Philosophy and French at Bristol, Liverpool, Cardiff and Exeter and philosophy at warwick


    thanks!
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    It's not a big enough mistake to affect your application. If they even notice they'll realise it was just a typo. Don't worry!
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    wtf are you even talking about there

    "our brains are separate and independent enough from our genes to rebel against them"

    :wtf:
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    (Original post by Mr. Orange)
    wtf are you even talking about there

    "our brains are separate and independent enough from our genes to rebel against them"

    :wtf:
    It looks odd here but it fits in context
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    (Original post by GabiTc)
    Ok so here's the thing - I sent off my University application yesterday and I was rereading my personal statement this morning when I noticed I missed a space in a quote I'd put in:

    our brains are separate
    and independent enough from our genes to rebel against themthere is no reason why we should
    not rebel in a large way too" (The Selfish Gene).

    Is this a really serious mistake and will it count against me when my choices come to read it?? I'm freaking out here and getting really paranoid so any comments would be appreciated!!


    (By the way, I've applied to read Philosophy and French at Bristol, Liverpool, Cardiff and Exeter and philosophy at warwick


    thanks!
    I used a '-' in a sentence and even though UCAS said it accepted it as a character, it didn't show up when I viewed my application after sending it, grr! It'll be fine though
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    (Original post by GabiTc)
    Ok so here's the thing - I sent off my University application yesterday and I was rereading my personal statement this morning when I noticed I missed a space in a quote I'd put in:

    our brains are separate
    and independent enough from our genes to rebel against themthere is no reason why we should
    not rebel in a large way too" (The Selfish Gene).

    Is this a really serious mistake and will it count against me when my choices come to read it?? I'm freaking out here and getting really paranoid so any comments would be appreciated!!


    (By the way, I've applied to read Philosophy and French at Bristol, Liverpool, Cardiff and Exeter and philosophy at warwick


    thanks!
    Could always claim it was a typo in the book. :awesome:
 
 
 
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