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    How do you write a personal statement if you are applying for different courses?

    I may wel be applying for a psychology, media, business management and nutrition degree.

    So how can i write a personal statement covering all of them?
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    hey...

    you only have one personal statement for all subjects...

    so basically, if you want to apply for all... you have to explain why you want to do all those subjects in one personal statement that goes to all the uni's you have applied too...

    the best thing to do is to narrow down your choice of subjects OR you can try to link all the subjects together to show you have a general interest...

    my friend is doing a similar thing with: politics, international relations and war studies... there is an obvious link

    hope that helps

    jay
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    Doesnt really show I am committed does it?

    ' A degree in psychology/ media /business management / nutrition degree is a very exciting prospect for me ''
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    Hiya! You know you can only do one course, and only have two firm choices for unis, so you're eventually gonna have to choose which one you actually want to do. Seeing as you have to choose in the end anyway, why don't you choose now? Narrow it down to only two choices at most - makes your life a lot easier. There's no point in doing random PS that shows how you're NOT committed to one course and basically screw your chances.
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    (Original post by irisng)
    Hiya! You know you can only do one course, and only have two firm choices for unis, so you're eventually gonna have to choose which one you actually want to do. Seeing as you have to choose in the end anyway, why don't you choose now? Narrow it down to only two choices at most - makes your life a lot easier. There's no point in doing random PS that shows how you're NOT committed to one course and basically screw your chances.
    I agree - you could probably get away with two courses on your PS, but more than that shows a distinct lack of commitment. Go onto the ukcoursefinder site, its very good and should allow you to see which of your possible choices here comes out best. Try that first. Don't write your PS (except for the interests/ work experience bit) until you have made some sort of decision. If necessary, wait until you are back at school and go and talk to your careers person.
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    For gods sake!

    A lack of commitment because I am open to a lot of courses?

    Im sorry but I refuse to just pick one and follow it when I can apply for a variety, and see what my interests are come offer time. Because right now I am interested in lots of things.
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    (Original post by worried_mess)
    How do you write a personal statement if you are applying for different courses?

    I may wel be applying for a psychology, media, business management and nutrition degree.

    So how can i write a personal statement covering all of them?
    Universities can't see which other universities you are applying to and it may well be the same for courses so you needn't worry about them thinking you lack commitment to any one subject.

    If I were in your position, I'd place less emphasis on why you want to do the subject and more on your qualities and why you would be a good student. Talk about your enthusiasm and varied interests. Also mention your extra-curricular activities - for example I applied to do history but still mentioned some business committees I'd been on to show how I could put my mind to anything.

    You could also mention what you plan to do after university (if you have a vague idea) and how much you hope to gain from a university experience, such as confidence and the ability to make your way in the world.

    Yes, ths sounds very cheesy but trust me, it can work out really well.

    Good luck
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    (Original post by worried_mess)
    For gods sake!

    A lack of commitment because I am open to a lot of courses?

    Im sorry but I refuse to just pick one and follow it when I can apply for a variety, and see what my interests are come offer time. Because right now I am interested in lots of things.
    That's fine... but don't expect University admissions tutors to see it like that!
 
 
 

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