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    That I am the worlds greatest lover on my personal reference? He He :P

    No seriously...

    I want to write something along the lines of: " I'm am well motivated, I have extreme amounts of potential... Blah Blah"

    Does that sound arrogant?

    Would I get a call from the admissions tutor calling to say:
    "...you mother *&^$&* you call that a personal statement you piece of *%£*&%$& %$£&* %&%$& %$^%%$ smack *%&%$^* donkey &%£*)"$^& smell!"

    ??? He he

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    I would advise against it, not only because you would sound arrogant, but also; I wonder how you are able to judge your own potential- what is your bench mark? It would be wiser for your referee to comment on your potential for excellence...
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    Don't overdo it, but it is okay to sell yourself. For places that don't interview this is the best info they get on you as a person, so don't be afraid to put (genuine) good qualities down.

    A teacher at my school (unfortunately several months after my own PS was done, sent, and forgotten about) said to "think like an American".
 
 
 
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