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    Hi. If you're creating a new email address for your UCAS application which 3 formats from most to least likely would you choose and why? The options are below.

    1) janehill @ gmail
    2) jane.hill @ gmail
    3) hill.jane @ gmail?
    4) hilljane @ gmail?
    5) jhill @ gmail?
    6) hillj @ gmail?

    gladders Hurbad jamestg xxvine
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    It really doesn't make a difference unless its [email protected]
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    (Original post by ~Seraphina~)
    Hi. If you're creating a new email address for your UCAS application which 3 formats from most to least likely would you choose and why? The options are below.

    1) janehill @ gmail
    2) jane.hill @ gmail
    3) hill.jane @ gmail?
    4) hilljane @ gmail?
    5) jhill @ gmail?
    6) hillj @ gmail?

    gladders Hurbad jamestg xxvine
    I would do either of the top two, with a preference for the first simply because it looks the most professional
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    that made my day thanks
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    It really doesn't make a difference unless its [email protected]
    (Original post by ~Seraphina~)
    Hi. If you're creating a new email address for your UCAS application which 3 formats from most to least likely would you choose and why? The options are below.


    1) janehill @ gmail
    2) jane.hill @ gmail
    3) hill.jane @ gmail?
    4) hilljane @ gmail?
    5) jhill @ gmail?
    6) hillj @ gmail?

    gladders Hurbad jamestg xxvine
    I think the second one seems more formal :/
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    (Original post by jamestg)
    I would do either of the top two, with a preference for the first simply because it looks the most professional
    (Original post by Hurbad)
    I think the second one seems more formal :/
    jane.hill has already been taken. I'm left with either [email protected] or [email protected]
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    Personally. I'd go for [email protected] - surname, first initial. I don't think it matters too much though.
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    Do you really think that this will actually make ANY difference to the Unis you are applying to ....?

    I think you need to stop fussing about trivia - and maybe get on with some revision.
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    (Original post by Noodlzzz)
    It really doesn't make a difference unless its [email protected]
    Even that isn't likely to stop you getting an offer (although it might get a giggle from the admissions admin people).

    Just make sure you type it in correctly and check it (and the spam/junk folders) regularly....emails going astray or students not reading them is more of a problem than a slightly daft email account.

    [although a sensible email address is useful when you come to apply for jobs so it doesn't hurt to set one up now....there's no point in stressing over it]
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    Even that isn't likely to stop you getting an offer (although it might get a giggle from the admissions admin people).

    Just make sure you type it in correctly and check it (and the spam/junk folders) regularly....emails going astray or students not reading them is more of a problem than a slightly daft email account.
    [although a sensible email address is useful when you come to apply for jobs so it doesn't hurt to set one up now....there's no point in stressing over it]
    Yes. that was what I had in mind. Unfortunately some thought my post was an invitation to showcase their slapstick comedy or increase their reputation points by virtue of their comedic replies. Thanks anyways.
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    (Original post by ~Seraphina~)
    Yes. that was what I had in mind. Unfortunately some thought my post was an invitation to showcase their slapstick comedy or increase their reputation points by virtue of their comedic replies. Thanks anyways.
    I'd give some very serious thought to editing out these posts if the address you are actually going to choose is one of the ones you have posted on here. We edit out personal details for security reasons.
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    (Original post by ~Seraphina~)
    Yes. that was what I had in mind. Unfortunately some thought my post was an invitation to showcase their slapstick comedy or increase their reputation points by virtue of their comedic replies. Thanks anyways.
    Full stops with gmail don't exist. [email protected] is exactly the same address as [email protected] and even [email protected]
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    (Original post by Carnationlilyrose)
    I'd give some very serious thought to editing out these posts if the address you are actually going to choose is one of the ones you have posted on here. We edit out personal details for security reasons.
    hi. the email name i used in my first post was only an example. thank you very much for asking.
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    (Original post by Juno)
    Full stops with gmail don't exist. [email protected] is exactly the same address as [email protected] and even [email protected]
    oh i wasn't aware of that tbh. thank you for sharing.
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    (Original post by ~Seraphina~)
    hi. the email name i used in my first post was only an example. thank you very much for asking.
    OK, that's fine.
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    My friends met the admissions tutors at a recent student fair for Southampton, LSE, Imperial and Liverpool. All of them said to have a professional email for my UCAS application. I've just created one and will also use it for professional use.
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    (Original post by ~Seraphina~)
    My friends met the admissions tutors at a recent student fair for Southampton, LSE, Imperial and Liverpool. All of them said to have a professional email for my UCAS application. I've just created one and will also use it for professional use.
    Admissions tutors rarely attend UCAS fairs. The staff there are generally recruitment/outreach staff with no direct involvement in admissions.

    (Not that it's a bad idea long term but a silly email address will not harm a UCAS application)
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    Admissions tutors rarely attend UCAS fairs. The staff there are generally recruitment/outreach staff with no direct involvement in admissions.

    (Not that it's a bad idea long term but a silly email address will not harm a UCAS application)
    there was a study in UK fair. perhaps you're right. they might be outreach staff. i'll ask my friends for snapshots of the newspaper article which advertised the event. no promises though. depends on whether my friends are interested to furnish me with it.
 
 
 
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