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    Do I mention Lord of the Flies and To kill a Mockingbird despite expecting a lot of people to also mention the two in their personal statements?

    Not studying English Literature or English Language at A level, I have read the two in my own spare time rather than within a curriculum.
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    (Original post by Dragon5555)
    Do I mention Lord of the Flies and To kill a Mockingbird despite expecting a lot of people to also mention the two in their personal statements?

    Not studying English Literature or English Language at A level, I have read the two in my own spare time rather than within a curriculum.
    Does the reading of them present a relevant and positive contribution to your application to study law? How? If so, mention them. If not, don't waste space.
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    (Original post by Dragon5555)
    Do I mention Lord of the Flies and To kill a Mockingbird despite expecting a lot of people to also mention the two in their personal statements?

    Not studying English Literature or English Language at A level, I have read the two in my own spare time rather than within a curriculum.
    If you can relate it to law I think it would be quite interesting to talk about. Maybe talk about Lord of the Flies through the informal jural system they developed? If it doesn't relate to law I personally wouldn't include it as it is a very commonly read book.
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    (Original post by mjustliving)
    If you can relate it to law I think it would be quite interesting to talk about. Maybe talk about Lord of the Flies through the informal jural system they developed? If it doesn't relate to law I personally wouldn't include it as it is a very commonly read book.
    An informal jury system?
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    (Original post by Dragon5555)
    An informal jury system?
    Jural. A legal system basically.
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    (Original post by Dragon5555)
    Do I mention Lord of the Flies and To kill a Mockingbird despite expecting a lot of people to also mention the two in their personal statements?

    Not studying English Literature or English Language at A level, I have read the two in my own spare time rather than within a curriculum.
    No. It doesn't matter how many threads you create in different parts of the site - these still have no place in your personal statement.
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    Stating those books wouldn't be ideal as they are specification related which you study at GCSE... I would recommend reading books which are related to Law. You can find lists of these under recommended reads on the internet... That is what I did.
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