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    I said i read a newspaper article regarding bla bla bla, but I dont think I have picked a newspaper up in my life

    I also said i read this amazing book regarding what i wanna study but the last book I read was Of Mice & Men and i didnt even finish it
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    i dont know if anything will happen but when you go to an interview they may ask you questions based on this so be sure u can answer them. And of mice and men was boring so i dont blame u
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    I said i read a newspaper article regarding bla bla bla, but I dont think I have picked a newspaper up in my life

    I also said i read this amazing book regarding what i wanna study but the last book I read was Of Mice & Men and i didnt even finish it
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    I don't understand what this thread is trying to do? Are you worried you'll be found out and rejected or something?
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    If you have any interviews you may want to actually read the book but apart from that you should be fine, theyre not mind readers
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    If you're going to have interviews, find out the main arguments that the author of the book makes in the book and think about what you believe regarding those and critique them and stuff, and then find a credible news article about whatever it was you claimed and have an opinion on it, if you don't have any interviews you probably will be fine
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    .... :clap2:


    Seriously though, you're gonna want to read those now that you've mentioned them. They might very well ask you about those in an interview
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    Even if it was true, I seriously doubt the fact you read an article and one book would have any influence over receiving an offer.
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    (Original post by San Fran)
    Even if it was true, I seriously doubt the fact you read an article and one book would have any influence over receiving an offer.
    But being asked in an interview to talk about said book/article and showing the inability to do so might just expose OP and have seriously negative consequences
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    (Original post by San Fran)
    Even if it was true, I seriously doubt the fact you read an article and one book would have any influence over receiving an offer.
    Of course i wont lol, that's not merely what I wrote in my statement.
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    (Original post by AK 12)
    I said i read a newspaper article regarding bla bla bla, but I dont think I have picked a newspaper up in my life

    I also said i read this amazing book regarding what i wanna study but the last book I read was Of Mice & Men and i didnt even finish it
    Aren't you worried?

    If you can't even write 4,000 characters on why you like your subject without lying how on earth do you expect to stay motivated to study that subject for 3+ years?
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    People lie about having read certain books all the time, and even those who have read them often misunderstand large parts or are unable to offer any kind of semi-meaningful comment about them in their statements. As said above, unless you have an interview it won't matter at all. However, simply listing books you've read without saying anything about them won't improve the quality of your statement at all so it really isn't worth doing for most people.
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    I briefly mentioned a book I read in my ps that I can hardly remember anymore; It's just a book full of examples of companies and ways they adapt their designs to make products better- I have an interview next week and I don't know what I'm expected to know? Am I supposed to try and memorise all the examples or something?
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    Why do people bother lying on a PS?? Coming up with the lie and keeping it up for interviews is so much harder than just actually doing whatever the lie was about
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    Well read both now, and formulate some thoughts upon them/what you gained from them, at least.

    Don't be a lazy git.

    Unless, of course, you don't give a poop, and don't mind jeopardising yourself and your position at that uni.
 
 
 
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