Personal statement with no extra stuff

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    Anyone been in this position?
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    By extra stuff I mean like DoE, extreme volunteering and all that shiz
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    make up work experience
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    It's probably best if you didn't make anything up because if you have an interview they may ask you stuff about it
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    (Original post by Legendstatusxoxo)
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    By extra stuff I mean like DoE, extreme volunteering and all that shiz
    You don't need extra curriculars. What universities are interested in is super-curriculars...times where you've taken a bit of time to read around your subject in your own time, watch an online lecture or a TED talk, listen to a documentary/podcast, read a blog etc etc. and people who have taken the time to look into what the university says on it's website about the course

    It only takes a few evenings to do this (and if you can't be arsed then maybe you'll struggle to stick with a degree for 3+ years)
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    (Original post by PQ)
    You don't need extra curriculars. What universities are interested in is super-curriculars...times where you've taken a bit of time to read around your subject in your own time, watch an online lecture or a TED talk, listen to a documentary/podcast, read a blog etc etc. and people who have taken the time to look into what the university says on it's website about the course

    It only takes a few evenings to do this (and if you can't be arsed then maybe you'll struggle to stick with a degree for 3+ years)
    I got your point about super-curriculars. But how do one express it saying like i have a habit of watching ted talks or blogging. Or how is the best way to express these activities?
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    You need to talk about why the things you've watched/read etc. interested you (obviously ones that are related to your course choice)
 
 
 
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