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    I was wondering if giving my opinion on fiscal stimulus would be considered controversial topic on a personal statement and if it would be is it such big of a deal. The sentence i plan to include is this:
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    (Original post by Dimitar Dimitrov)
    Hello
    I was wondering if giving my opinion on fiscal stimulus would be considered controversial topic on a personal statement and if it would be is it such big of a deal. The sentence i plan to include is this:
    . In a time when private spending falls monetary policies are inefficient, because of that a fiscal stimulus is needed to boost the economy that is what happened after the great recessions and I think it was a well-made decision.
    It would be fine (although it's not very personal - your PS should be a reflection on your interests and ability not an academic essay lecturing people with far more knowledge than you on a topic)

    However you've now posted a sentence from your PS on a public website which means if you include it (or similar rewording of it) in your PS then you're likely to be flagged for plagiarism.
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    It would be fine (although it's not very personal - your PS should be a reflection on your interests and ability not an academic essay lecturing people with far more knowledge than you on a topic)

    However you've now posted a sentence from your PS on a public website which means if you include it (or similar rewording of it) in your PS then you're likely to be flagged for plagiarism.
    ups i didn't thought of that ... well that is kind of stupid ...
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    Even though I didnt see the sentence I would agree with questioning about why you need to tell them whatever it was? How does giving them a lecture make you a more attractive candidate?
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    Even though I didnt see the sentence I would agree with questioning about why you need to tell them whatever it was? How does giving them a lecture make you a more attractive candidate?
    Well it is put in since in this paragraph i am talking about macroeconomics and I read in my chosen uni's site that since i don't have an A level in Econ they want to see that i have not only an interest but also some knowledge of economic theories.
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    (Original post by Dimitar Dimitrov)
    Well it is put in since in this paragraph i am talking about macroeconomics and I read in my chosen uni's site that since i don't have an A level in Econ they want to see that i have not only an interest but also some knowledge of economic theories.
    Yeah you can include it- it shows you're into the analysis of various concepts- I read a book and evaluated the author's ideas in my PS then related it back to myself.

    Do that and it should be fine.
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    (Original post by Dimitar Dimitrov)
    Well it is put in since in this paragraph i am talking about macroeconomics and I read in my chosen uni's site that since i don't have an A level in Econ they want to see that i have not only an interest but also some knowledge of economic theories.
    Depends how its done. Either get your teacher or get one of the reviewers here to have a look and give you some feedback.
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    Yeah you can include it- it shows you're into the analysis of various concepts- I read a book and evaluated the author's ideas in my PS then related it back to myself.

    Do that and it should be fine.
    Yea that is exactly what i am doing, and yea i am giving it to all the people i know atm
 
 
 
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