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Mention a competition I didn't win in the personal statement? watch

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    I'm a bit short of space in my personal statement and there is a bit in it where I talk about how I reached the semi-final of the IFS student investor challenge.Is it worth mentioning this considering I didn't win? Will they not find this impressive. Bearing in mind I am applying for politics (i tried to link the competition to the intertwining nature of economics and politics as disciplines).
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    If you feel it is useful to your application, then mention it. You could mention key moments and achievements during the process rather than dwelling on the fact you didn't win.
 
 
 
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