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    Hi guys,
    I'm a little bit worried about my personal statement. I will be applying for uni to start in sept/oct 2017 so will be writing my personal statement over the next month or so. However, I am applying to more than one course. For Oxford, I want to apply for Classics and French but everywhere else it will be Law with French (Law) LLB.Do I have to send the same application to every university? If so, does anybody have any ideas about how I will be able to write my PS to apply for both courses but still seem enthusiastic enough about both subjects to be considered for a place?Has this happened to any of your before?HELP!thanks^-^
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    Yep I went through this exact process.

    When I did my application I applied to 2 unis for Medicine, & 3 for Psychology. You have to email all the unis you're interested in and ask if they'll consider your application with a PS for Classics and French OR if they need a new separate PS for Law with French. Chances are they'll ask you to e-mail them a separate PS for Law with French. I ended up with offers for both courses (although I didn't get the grades for Medicine unfortunately).

    Obviously on UCAS you can only have one PS which will be your Classics and French one for Oxford, so you'll have to make a new PS for that unis that will want a separate PS (if they require it, you'll have to ask them).
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    (Original post by Millie Rose)
    Hi guys,
    I'm a little bit worried about my personal statement. I will be applying for uni to start in sept/oct 2017 so will be writing my personal statement over the next month or so. However, I am applying to more than one course. For Oxford, I want to apply for Classics and French but everywhere else it will be Law with French (Law) LLB.Do I have to send the same application to every university? If so, does anybody have any ideas about how I will be able to write my PS to apply for both courses but still seem enthusiastic enough about both subjects to be considered for a place?Has this happened to any of your before?HELP!thanks^-^
    Looking at http://www.classics.ox.ac.uk/criteria-classics.html the PS is not a significant aspect of selection for the Oxford course. Applying with an LLB with French PS isn't likely to put you at a disadvantage. Both Oxford and Cambridge know that their courses are somewhat unique and applicants can't apply for the same experience elsewhere.

    I'd suggest making the effort to go to the Oxford open day: http://www.classics.ox.ac.uk/admiss-open.html and asking in person whether it would cause a problem or whether you could submit a short supplementary PS with a classics focus directly at any point (given the emphasis on the interview, LAT and written work submission this isn't likely to be required tbh). Or email them directly to ask what they'd recommend you do.
 
 
 
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