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    I am deeply ashamed I lied in my last year personal statement. This was regarding things such as wroke experience. I want to rectify myself however do not want to get myself in trouble because they could possibly see both set of personal statements. I am really confused what to do but everyone kind of does it which I know doesn't make it right... I don't know what to do. I want to change the lies but if they ask me why did you remove the stuff I removed I would be mortified.

    edit: I never got caught
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    Many people exaggerate but don't actually outwardly lie about doing something like work experience when they haven't done so.
    Just don't mention the stuff you lied about this time around
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    (Original post by Emz99)
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    I am deeply ashamed I lied in my last year personal statement. This was regarding things such as wroke experience. I want to rectify myself however do not want to get myself in trouble because they could possibly see both set of personal statements. I am really confused what to do but everyone kind of does it which I know doesn't make it right... I don't know what to do. I want to change the lies but if they ask me why did you remove the stuff I removed I would be mortified.

    edit: I never got caught
    Admissions tutors don't have the time or the inclination to go back and look to see if an applicant had a previous UCAS application, and if they do, to measure it against the current one. Write an honest new application you can be confident about and forget about it.
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    So just because you now don't mention something that you did last time, they will a) find out and b) automatically assume you must have lied last time?

    You turned a new leaf in life. Good. But move on.
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    (Original post by Carnationlilyrose)
    Admissions tutors don't have the time or the inclination to go back and look to see if an applicant had a previous UCAS application, and if they do, to measure it against the current one. Write an honest new application you can be confident about and forget about it.
    I am a retake student so they will probably look at it. I will change it regardless. If they catch me out do I just be honest and say I was desperate to go into their university but I have learned it is more important to be honest. Plus I am applying to same institutes.
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    (Original post by Emz99)
    I am a retake student so they will probably look at it. I will change it regardless. If they catch me out do I just be honest and say I was desperate to go into their university but I have learned it is more important to be honest. Plus I am applying to same institutes.
    No, they won't. You'll be one of hundreds, if not thousands of applicants. Looking for a previous application is not part of the admissions process, and they won't remember you.
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    (Original post by Carnationlilyrose)
    No, they won't. You'll be one of hundreds, if not thousands of applicants. Looking for a previous application is not part of the admissions process, and they won't remember you.
    Can you check your PM please
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    (Original post by Emz99)
    Can you check your PM please
    Nothing there, but I would only say the same thing regardless of circumstances.
 
 
 
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