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    Hi everyone,
    New member here, so apologies in advance for any blunders I might make. I'm applying on October 15th and I've got pretty much everything ready except my recommendation letters since my counsellor gets them directly and I've filled in all UCAS sections but I realized yesterday that there's no place to put my resume. I've done a lot of non-major (planning to study psych) related extracurriculars plus a bunch of educational awards in many subjects (not psych though) and I want unis to know that but I don't want to write it in my personal statement because I feel like that takes away from what I want to convey.

    Can I email my resume directly to universities or is that a big no-no.

    Thanks a ton in advance
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    (Original post by Brinda2018)
    Hi everyone,
    New member here, so apologies in advance for any blunders I might make. I'm applying on October 15th and I've got pretty much everything ready except my recommendation letters since my counsellor gets them directly and I've filled in all UCAS sections but I realized yesterday that there's no place to put my resume. I've done a lot of non-major (planning to study psych) related extracurriculars plus a bunch of educational awards in many subjects (not psych though) and I want unis to know that but I don't want to write it in my personal statement because I feel like that takes away from what I want to convey.

    Can I email my resume directly to universities or is that a big no-no.

    Thanks a ton in advance
    Unless you're applying to a university through their own application process rather than UCAS, you don't get to do that.
    Talk about books you've read on the subject and what studies/experiments you're interested in and talk about your career goals in the realm of psychology.
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    (Original post by Brinda2018)
    Hi everyone,
    New member here, so apologies in advance for any blunders I might make. I'm applying on October 15th and I've got pretty much everything ready except my recommendation letters since my counsellor gets them directly and I've filled in all UCAS sections but I realized yesterday that there's no place to put my resume. I've done a lot of non-major (planning to study psych) related extracurriculars plus a bunch of educational awards in many subjects (not psych though) and I want unis to know that but I don't want to write it in my personal statement because I feel like that takes away from what I want to convey.

    Can I email my resume directly to universities or is that a big no-no.

    Thanks a ton in advance
    You can't send your resume.

    You need to think about the content of your personal statement carefully, and decide which things are most important to tell unis about. Remember it is more important to talk about why the things are relevant to your application, rather than simply name drop. You can also speak to your referee, and see what topics they are including in your reference - they are most likely including the educational awards, for example, so you don't need to include those as well.
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    You can't send your resume.

    You need to think about the content of your personal statement carefully, and decide which things are most important to tell unis about. Remember it is more important to talk about why the things are relevant to your application, rather than simply name drop. You can also speak to your referee, and see what topics they are including in your reference - they are most likely including the educational awards, for example, so you don't need to include those as well.
    Alright, I will check in with my counsellor. Thank you so much for all your advice
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    (Original post by MrDoggyPants)
    Unless you're applying to a university through their own application process rather than UCAS, you don't get to do that.
    Talk about books you've read on the subject and what studies/experiments you're interested in and talk about your career goals in the realm of psychology.
    Yeah, I've already talked about all of that on my PS. Thanks a ton for all your help
 
 
 
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