Leadership positions in personal statement

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    In my latest draft, I've decided to omit my leadership positions/sports because I felt like they don't add any additional value to the course I'm going to do: Economics.

    I haven't put down any hobbies or interests either like drama/music etc... is this fine? I'm also trilingual but I couldn't see how this would help me in economics.

    My personal statement was 100% why I want to pursue this course, specific areas of the course I'm interested in, books i've read about the subject + analysis, application to current issues, work experience and co-curricular activities relating to this course.

    Would unis prefer a more well-rounded student or one that has a clear passion for this subject?
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    (Original post by amelienine)
    In my latest draft, I've decided to omit my leadership positions/sports because I felt like they don't add any additional value to the course I'm going to do: Economics.

    I haven't put down any hobbies or interests either like drama/music etc... is this fine? I'm also trilingual but I couldn't see how this would help me in economics.

    My personal statement was 100% why I want to pursue this course, specific areas of the course I'm interested in, books i've read about the subject + analysis, application to current issues, work experience and co-curricular activities relating to this course.

    Would unis prefer a more well-rounded student or one that has a clear passion for this subject?
    Clear passion in most cases
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    (Original post by amelienine)
    In my latest draft, I've decided to omit my leadership positions/sports because I felt like they don't add any additional value to the course I'm going to do: Economics.

    I haven't put down any hobbies or interests either like drama/music etc... is this fine? I'm also trilingual but I couldn't see how this would help me in economics.

    My personal statement was 100% why I want to pursue this course, specific areas of the course I'm interested in, books i've read about the subject + analysis, application to current issues, work experience and co-curricular activities relating to this course.

    Would unis prefer a more well-rounded student or one that has a clear passion for this subject?
    Clearly passion but being trilingual would be a plus point.

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