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    I have just read over the personal statement i submitted for Uni this year and realised what a load of crap it was/is.

    I can't honestly believe i got ANY uni offers after looking back at it. I think it was poorly written and nothing seemed to link together....im ashamed i actually submitted it now.

    Either the top uni's didnt read it, or just looked at my grades...i am shocked that i recieved offers after looking over it again.
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    (Original post by chud)
    I have just read over the personal statement i submitted for Uni this year and realised what a load of crap it was/is.

    I can't honestly believe i got ANY uni offers after looking back at it. I think it was poorly written and nothing seemed to link together....im ashamed i actually submitted it now.

    Either the top uni's didnt read it, or just looked at my grades...i am shocked that i recieved offers after looking over it again.
    Hehe, oh well! At least you got your offers
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    (Original post by chud)
    I have just read over the personal statement i submitted for Uni this year and realised what a load of crap it was/is.

    I can't honestly believe i got ANY uni offers after looking back at it. I think it was poorly written and nothing seemed to link together....im ashamed i actually submitted it now.

    Either the top uni's didnt read it, or just looked at my grades...i am shocked that i recieved offers after looking over it again.
    hahahha! i know how u feel!! the more i read my personal statement, the more i hate it!!
    but yeah, at least u have your offers!!
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    (Original post by chud)
    I have just read over the personal statement i submitted for Uni this year and realised what a load of crap it was/is.

    I can't honestly believe i got ANY uni offers after looking back at it. I think it was poorly written and nothing seemed to link together....im ashamed i actually submitted it now.

    Either the top uni's didnt read it, or just looked at my grades...i am shocked that i recieved offers after looking over it again.
    I can't bear rereading mine either! At least it got you where you needed to be - you obviously have a strong overall application anyway. Or it may not be as bad as you think! Do you fancy posting any of it up here?
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    I've just read mine again. It's good, but makes me smile. I'm still chuffed.
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    The best universities are less likely to care about your statement imo, they will have plenty of opportunity to find out about you in an interview (and for example, cambridge interviews approximately 98% of their applicants before any are rejected, is what I have been told at open day). Maybe you also had good references? I personally believe these count for as much as if not more than your own statement (because they are less likely to be exagerated; and UCAS statements don't really test your "expressing yourself" skills to the same insane degree as american college essays for example (which can be as weird and wonderful as oxbridge interview questions you read about in the newspaper!).
 
 
 
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