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    I guys! so I am currently writing my PS for mechanical engineering, and a bit lost...
    My first 2 paragraphs are really on bio mechanics, so bionic limbs... should i be doing this or am i on the wrong route?
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    Write about the career that you want to do after you graduate, your hobbies and relate this to your university and course
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    (Original post by ikhan94)
    Write about the career that you want to do after you graduate, your hobbies and relate this to your university and course
    But should i keep the info on me being interested in the bio mechanics?
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    (Original post by HFM23)
    I guys! so I am currently writing my PS for mechanical engineering, and a bit lost...
    My first 2 paragraphs are really on bio mechanics, so bionic limbs... should i be doing this or am i on the wrong route?
    It's up to you, as long as you're really selling yourself (e.g. explaining on why it interests you; why you want to study mechanical engineering; why you want to go to uni; the skills you have which makes you stand out).
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    (Original post by kkboyk)
    It's up to you, as long as you're really selling yourself (e.g. explaining on why it interests you; why you want to study mechanical engineering; why you want to go to uni; the skills you have which makes you stand out).
    Thankyou! but i am just a bit unsure whether an admissions office would look at it and say 'oh this student must be interested in bio mechanical' rather than mechanical engineering, if you know what i mean :s
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    (Original post by HFM23)
    Thankyou! but i am just a bit unsure whether an admissions office would look at it and say 'oh this student must be interested in bio mechanical' rather than mechanical engineering, if you know what i mean :s
    Get someone to read your personal statement (especially a teacher).

    I've read so many personal statement and analysed them, a few with a teacher, which made me know exactly how to sell myself.
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    Thank you very much! Will do!
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    Only mention it if it will be covered by the course. If it isn't relevant to the course then you will come across as unfocused.
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    (Original post by HFM23)
    Thankyou! but i am just a bit unsure whether an admissions office would look at it and say 'oh this student must be interested in bio mechanical' rather than mechanical engineering, if you know what i mean :s
    It's fine to leave in as an area of interest but possibly not as an opening and it shouldn't take up more than a couple of sentences. Many mecheng courses won't include a biomech option and so it could appear as if you haven't done your research.

    If it's in there as a way of explaining how you've come to mecheng as your course choice then that's ok but make sure to bring it back to mecheng or the mech input to biomech.
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    (Original post by HFM23)
    But should i keep the info on me being interested in the bio mechanics?
    Yh keep that as wel, as theyll look for a link
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    (Original post by HFM23)
    I guys! so I am currently writing my PS for mechanical engineering, and a bit lost...
    My first 2 paragraphs are really on bio mechanics, so bionic limbs... should i be doing this or am i on the wrong route?
    Look at previous examples. You don't need to produce anything fancy or unique.

    Nothing wrong with bionic limbs - the head of mechanical on my course had a research interest in bioengineering. It's all part of engineering.
 
 
 
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