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    I really and desperately need help for my PS. I am applying to Warwick and LSE for economics and would really like to know what you think strikes the admission guys the most?
    Is is really necessary for me to add some 'analysis' of an economic idea? If yes, how do I go about it? Also, I have heard that UK universities are not really interested in extra curricular activities. Is that also true?
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    (Original post by Pulkit1999)
    I really and desperately need help for my PS. I am applying to Warwick and LSE for economics and would really like to know what you think strikes the admission guys the most?

    Is is really necessary for me to add some 'analysis' of an economic idea? If yes, how do I go about it? Also, I have heard that UK universities are not really interested in extra curricular activities. Is that also true?
    Let's start with a look at what both universities say with regards to what they're looking for:
    http://www.lse.ac.uk/study-at-lse/Un...onal-Statement
    https://www2.warwick.ac.uk/study/und...ide_online.pdf

    In both, they suggest devoting only a small part of your personal statement on extra-curricular activities and primarily to demonstrate how they've expanded your skill set. You should focus primarily on the reason you want to study Economics, and something like a brief analysis of a concept helps to showcase your interest in the subject. It's not necessary per se, it's just one way you may wish to illustrate your interest.

    It's more important to be genuine and honest in your statement as they'll be able to tell straight away when someone isn't being truthful in what they're saying.
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    (Original post by The Financier)
    Let's start with a look at what both universities say with regards to what they're looking for:
    http://www.lse.ac.uk/study-at-lse/Un...onal-Statement
    https://www2.warwick.ac.uk/study/und...ide_online.pdf

    In both, they suggest devoting only a small part of your personal statement on extra-curricular activities and primarily to demonstrate how they've expanded your skill set. You should focus primarily on the reason you want to study Economics, and something like a brief analysis of a concept helps to showcase your interest in the subject. It's not necessary per se, it's just one way you may wish to illustrate your interest.

    It's more important to be genuine and honest in your statement as they'll be able to tell straight away when someone isn't being truthful in what they're saying.
    Thanks a lot man, really needed that
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    (Original post by Pulkit1999)
    Thanks a lot man, really needed that
    No worries, hope it goes well for you
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    (Original post by The Financier)
    Let's start with a look at what both universities say with regards to what they're looking for:
    http://www.lse.ac.uk/study-at-lse/Un...onal-Statement
    https://www2.warwick.ac.uk/study/und...ide_online.pdf

    In both, they suggest devoting only a small part of your personal statement on extra-curricular activities and primarily to demonstrate how they've expanded your skill set. You should focus primarily on the reason you want to study Economics, and something like a brief analysis of a concept helps to showcase your interest in the subject. It's not necessary per se, it's just one way you may wish to illustrate your interest.

    It's more important to be genuine and honest in your statement as they'll be able to tell straight away when someone isn't being truthful in what they're saying.
    One last thing, I just wanted to ask if analysis of a pretty basic concept like Consumer/Producer Equilibrium or Demand and Supply will do?
 
 
 
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