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    Hi!

    I've just withdrawn my application from university and decided to take a year out, and am literally just in the middle of my application for ICS.

    For other people who have volunteered with ICS or are applying now, for the questions like
    "Why do you want to volunteer on the ICS Programme?" and "Do you have any work, study or travel plans before or after taking part in ICS?"

    did you answer them like an interview question / UCAS form? I'm not sure whether I'm supposed to sound eloquent and try to sell myself and my experiences like on personal statement or just to put

    "I would like to continue to work part time and study full time until my course finishes in may, and then go on to travel in the summer before taking part in ICS."

    Should I elaborate on these things? Explain what my a levels are/what course im doing? Sorry if this is a stupid question
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    (Original post by stefanie.may)
    Hi!

    I've just withdrawn my application from university and decided to take a year out, and am literally just in the middle of my application for ICS.

    For other people who have volunteered with ICS or are applying now, for the questions like
    "Why do you want to volunteer on the ICS Programme?" and "Do you have any work, study or travel plans before or after taking part in ICS?"

    did you answer them like an interview question / UCAS form? I'm not sure whether I'm supposed to sound eloquent and try to sell myself and my experiences like on personal statement or just to put

    "I would like to continue to work part time and study full time until my course finishes in may, and then go on to travel in the summer before taking part in ICS."

    Should I elaborate on these things? Explain what my a levels are/what course im doing? Sorry if this is a stupid question
    With any application, you need to sell yourself as much as you can. If you write too much, it isn't a problem. If you don't write enough then it would be a problem - and you can't go back and correct a first impression.
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    (Original post by Juno)
    With any application, you need to sell yourself as much as you can. If you write too much, it isn't a problem. If you don't write enough then it would be a problem - and you can't go back and correct a first impression.
    I never thought about it like that! Thanks
 
 
 
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