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    Hi,

    I have almost finished my personal statement and just have 100 characters and 2 lines left. So I was wondering if it is essential to give a title.

    If I do, I probably have to explain it again and that will take more characters and lines.

    Have any of you not given titles got responses, or given titles but not explained them? Need some advice

    Thanks
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    I didn't give mine a title and I've received three offers so far. I don't think it's necessary.


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    I didn't know people did titles lol?
    But no, I wouldn't use one.
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    I've never known anyone to put a tittle in their personal statement. Surely you applying to the course and writing the statement lets them know your intentions anyway so you don't exactly need one.
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    (Original post by a9493r)
    Hi,

    I have almost finished my personal statement and just have 100 characters and 2 lines left. So I was wondering if it is essential to give a title.

    If I do, I probably have to explain it again and that will take more characters and lines.

    Have any of you not given titles got responses, or given titles but not explained them? Need some advice

    Thanks
    Never heard of anyone giving their ps a title! I didn't and have 3 offers so far.
    Universities know that you have a tight word limit so they don't expect a title. Don't worry about it!
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    (Original post by Iridann)
    I didn't know people did titles lol?
    But no, I wouldn't use one.
    Thanks !! That helps
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    (Original post by BobbieShamrock)
    Never heard of anyone giving their ps a title! I didn't and have 3 offers so far.
    Universities know that you have a tight word limit so they don't expect a title. Don't worry about it!
    Thanks that's cool then
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    Agree with the above posters. You don't need a title and I don't think I've ever seen one in all the years that I've been reviewing PSs.
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    (Original post by a9493r)
    Hi,

    I have almost finished my personal statement and just have 100 characters and 2 lines left. So I was wondering if it is essential to give a title.

    If I do, I probably have to explain it again and that will take more characters and lines.

    Have any of you not given titles got responses, or given titles but not explained them? Need some advice

    Thanks
    As others say, it would be a grave mistake to put a title. Why did you think you needed one? :P
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    (Original post by Smaug123)
    As others say, it would be a grave mistake to put a title. Why did you think you needed one? :P
    Ummm, why would that be a grave mistake...actually had some words left, so my tutor suggested.
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    (Original post by a9493r)
    Ummm, why would that be a grave mistake...actually had some words left, so my tutor suggested.
    To have words left at all is a bit odd, surely? A few thousand characters to summarise your life achievements?
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    (Original post by Smaug123)
    To have words left at all is a bit odd, surely?
    No it isn't. It obviously isn't a good sign if you have loads of leftover space, but a few lines doesn't matter. Adding a couple of pointless sentences at the end just to fill up space can ruin an otherwise good statement.
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    (Original post by Smaug123)
    To have words left at all is a bit odd, surely? A few thousand characters to summarise your life achievements?
    Oh that way..just had like 6words left at the end after the tutor told me to edit some parts and make it simple...then he said if possible make spac for a title if possible...but then I decided to put new stuffs and then it's reached max...
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    I've been helping with Personal Statements on here since 2006 and not once have I seen a title. I doubt it is necessary.

    If you honestly can't find something to add to fill the space that will enhance your PS, then don't feel bad about leaving it blank. Better too short and memorable than too long and rambling.
 
 
 
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