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    Hi,

    So, I've used bits of my undergraduate personal statement for my postgraduate one. Is that ok?
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    No problemo.
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    (Original post by zara2013)
    Hi,

    So, I've used bits of my undergraduate personal statement for my postgraduate one. Is that ok?
    Aye, as far as I know, they don't have access to the UCAS pool of personal statements. The process is a lot less formal than undergraduate applications.
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    (Original post by zara2013)
    Hi,

    So, I've used bits of my undergraduate personal statement for my postgraduate one. Is that ok?
    Yes, you can't plagiarise yourself anyway.
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    (Original post by Doonesbury)
    Yes, you can't plagiarise yourself anyway.
    you can actually but i doubt in this context, people in my school have gotten in trouble for self plagiarism before, which sounds idiotic I know
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    (Original post by Milky_Way)
    you can actually but i doubt in this context, people in my school have gotten in trouble for self plagiarism before, which sounds idiotic I know
    For personal statements it may be flagged, but the humans involved in checking the automated system will note it's the same person and pass it through.
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    (Original post by zara2013)
    Hi,

    So, I've used bits of my undergraduate personal statement for my postgraduate one. Is that ok?
    Yeah it should be fine because it was your work just try and reword it incase they think you were being lazy
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    (Original post by Doonesbury)
    For personal statements it may be flagged, but the humans involved in checking the automated system will note it's the same person and pass it through.
    Oh I didn't know that, should be fine then
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    Post grad statements won't go through UCAS and so won't be scanned for plagiarism. But do you really want to use work from 3 years ago for something so important?
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    (Original post by Juno)
    Post grad statements won't go through UCAS and so won't be scanned for plagiarism. But do you really want to use work from 3 years ago for something so important?
    Yes they will for a Teacher Training Application. Some parts are still relevant and applicable.
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