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    I am writing me personal statement and feel it is complete but at only 3,416 characters is it too short?
    Do i need to use all 4000 characters or would waffling on to fill these weaken the statement?
    Thank you
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    (Original post by Jeff Jefferson)
    I am writing me personal statement and feel it is complete but at only 3,416 characters is it too short?
    Do i need to use all 4000 characters or would waffling on to fill these weaken the statement?
    Thank you
    The line limit is usually the one people hit first. Often, statements can only be around 3500 characters to fit - so yours sounds perfect.
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    (Original post by Jeff Jefferson)
    I am writing me personal statement and feel it is complete but at only 3,416 characters is it too short?
    Do i need to use all 4000 characters or would waffling on to fill these weaken the statement?
    Thank you
    Hi Jeff! Well done for getting this far, sounds like you've done a great job. I definitely wouldn't recommend waffling just to fill up the last few characters. But do carefully go through it and make sure you have included everything which is relevant to your interest and experience in the subject you want to study. You've still got 500 characters left - which is plenty to add another reason for why your chosen university should accept you. Is there anything else you could consider adding?
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    (Original post by University of Gloucestershire Official)
    Hi Jeff! Well done for getting this far, sounds like you've done a great job. I definitely wouldn't recommend waffling just to fill up the last few hundred words. But do carefully go through it and make sure you have included everything which is relevant to your interest and experience in the subject you want to study. You've still got 500 words left - which is plenty to add another reason for why your chosen university should accept you. Is there anything else you could consider adding?
    Really? You think this crap represents your uni in a positive way?
 
 
 
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