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    We are discouraged from writing any negativities but at the same time encouraged to be honest about it? What?
    So, basically, I am a drop-out. Drop-out is bad. I was going to explain the situation that I had and be honest about it but I see multiples of advice that I shouldn't write down any negativity...
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    One thing I can do is to have my referee mention the situation although I would like the admin tutors hear my voice...
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    It's a trap. You're right they don't want to hear anything negative. No-one outside of your circle of trust does tbh. Even the circle of trust are only putting up with it. With a PS or a job interview if you haven't got over it then they don't want to hear about it. They want to hear how you've overcome it. If you haven't overcome it don't mention it. Example: you don't have depression you got over depression. Remember ongoing problems are a liability, liabilities are bad, people lose money from liabilities. Do not expect anybody to sympathise with you if you admit to something which may make you abnormal as being unmanaged, not under control. People don't mind the Other when it's controlled but uncontrolled it scares them and confirms all the bogeyman stories about it, whatever it is. Same for trauma, sob stories. The only people who will sympathise with you unconditionally are the ones who have experienced it or witnessed a loved on experience it. I feel you man. It's a trap.

    Admit that you deferred for a year while getting some additional life experience.
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    Thanks for your input Smash,
    I just want to note that the reason for the Higher Education, university, drop-out was me being an immature human-being that simply wanted to study XXX in hopes of getting high-paying jobs with absolutely no motivation behind.
    I'm much more mature now and have realised what I want for myself and the reasons for wanting to study YYY course.

    I think you had the different idea of my possible background.
    What do you reckon now?
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    (Original post by Zeyqs)
    Thanks for your input Smash,
    I just want to note that the reason for the Higher Education, university, drop-out was me being an immature human-being that simply wanted to study XXX in hopes of getting high-paying jobs with absolutely no motivation behind.
    I'm much more mature now and have realised what I want for myself and the reasons for wanting to study YYY course.

    I think you had the different idea of my possible background.
    What do you reckon now?
    I reckon you absolutely must not put that first bit down on your PS! :P
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    If I were you, I wouldn't look to hide the issue. I personally would put something like:

    "After taking some time out of education, I returned in *date* with a known direction to my academic studies. My developed maturity has enabled me to understand where my strengths and abilities lie, which in turn has ensured that I may reach my full potential from my current A-levels of *insert subjects*"

    Hope this helps!


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    It will need to go in your Education section. Get your refereev to explain it and then you can focus on why this course rather than why not your previous course
 
 
 
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