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    If i wanted to pick the following subjects.... how might i write a PS for them?

    History...any useful headings?
    Sociology " "
    Media " "

    Im now swaying between these three subjects to choose at uni, and considering ive done no relevent work experience how would i approach each of these.
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    (Original post by danii17)
    If i wanted to pick the following subjects.... how might i write a PS for them?

    History...any useful headings?
    Sociology " "
    Media " "

    Im now swaying between these three subjects to choose at uni, and considering ive done no relevent work experience how would i approach each of these.
    For Media you could say something cliched about how it's all around us, ("Even on my journey to school I catch glimpses of billboards and ads on buses...").

    For Sociology, maybe a rhetorical question...but I can't think of one...
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    this is meant to be helpful, not mean... but if you don't even know which subject you want to study then it may be hard to write a good convincing PS for it.
    i would suggest that you really think about what you want to spend 3 years of your life studying. surely one of these subjects appeals to you most.
    if you can't decide i would suggest that you reconsider going to university/ put it off until you are more focused.
    if you do decide then brainstorm all the ideas why you want to study history/ media/ sociology and these ideas should form the base of your personal statement.

    i would be more than willing to offer help/ advice once you have made this important decision and come up with a few ideas of your own. Ana xxx
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    (Original post by anabanana)
    this is meant to be helpful, not mean... but if you don't even know which subject you want to study then it may be hard to write a good convincing PS for it.
    i would suggest that you really think about what you want to spend 3 years of your life studying. surely one of these subjects appeals to you most.
    if you can't decide i would suggest that you reconsider going to university/ put it off until you are more focused.
    if you do decide then brainstorm all the ideas why you want to study history/ media/ sociology and these ideas should form the base of your personal statement.

    i would be more than willing to offer help/ advice once you have made this important decision and come up with a few ideas of your own. Ana xxx
    I know and you're so right. The fact that i dont know what i want to do is really worrying me. I don't think i want to take a gap year though I just want to head straight to uni. I do know that I'd much prefer to do a social science subject but other than that I dont know. And the reason is because I dont think i could write a convincing ps for anything, as ive done no work experience , no extra curricular activities etc...
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    Do a combined degree, something along the lines of...

    BA in Historical, Political and Sociological Studies at Exeter?
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    (Original post by Wise One)
    Do a combined degree, something along the lines of...

    BA in Historical, Political and Sociological Studies at Exeter?
    But then you have to find 5 other similar courses.
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    If you want a broad social science type degree, what about something like the Economics and Social Studies degree at manchester? You get to try a few different areas out in year one, and then pick one or two areas to carry on with in second and third year.
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    (Original post by Frances)
    If you want a broad social science type degree, what about something like the Economics and Social Studies degree at manchester? You get to try a few different areas out in year one, and then pick one or two areas to carry on with in second and third year.
    Yeah a broad one would most appeal, but , and sorry to say but again but I'm going to be living in London so I'm just applying to London unis. Also, what kind of ps do you need to make it seem as if you enjoy things like sociology, media and history? I mean, I know i enjoy it and i find it interesting, but It's not like I've done all this extra stuff that i can put on my ps so i dont know how to make it sound convincing.
 
 
 

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