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    Hi Everyone,

    I am new on this forum and really glad to join. My daughter is struggling with her scholarship essay, and then I come accross this thread:

    https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho...rimary_content

    And I was wondering what do you guys think about this kind of service for scholarship applicants? Customised essay for each and individual applicant? Would you do it for your daughter and is it ethical?

    Also, I found someone that we know has won a couple of scholarships here and overseas and he is willing to show me his old scholarship essay but he wants some money for her copy. Would you pay to see his old scholarship essay? Say you are desperate to get a scholarship and do not know where and how to start you scholarship essay, wouldn't reading someone's winning scholarship essay help? So at least you know the first step to take?

    What do you think?
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    (Original post by Jeofba)
    Hi Everyone,

    I am new on this forum and really glad to join. My daughter is struggling with her scholarship essay, and then I come accross this thread:

    https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho...rimary_content

    And I was wondering what do you guys think about this kind of service for scholarship applicants? Customised essay for each and individual applicant? Would you do it for your daughter and is it ethical?

    Also, I found someone that we know has won a couple of scholarships here and overseas and he is willing to show me his old scholarship essay but he wants some money for her copy. Would you pay to see his old scholarship essay? Say you are desperate to get a scholarship and do not know where and how to start you scholarship essay, wouldn't reading someone's winning scholarship essay help? So at least you know the first step to take?

    What do you think?
    Getting someone else to write an essay for your is unethical so no I wouldn't do it and certainly wouldn't encourage it. If the uni finds out they can withdraw any offers they've made. And no I wouldn't pay for someone else's essay. This is meant to be personal to your daughter and there are plenty of resources available to help. There isn't one way of writing a good essay either and how well it does is very subjective.
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    (Original post by alleycat393)
    Getting someone else to write an essay for your is unethical so no I wouldn't do it and certainly wouldn't encourage it. If the uni finds out they can withdraw any offers they've made. And no I wouldn't pay for someone else's essay. This is meant to be personal to your daughter and there are plenty of resources available to help. There isn't one way of writing a good essay either and how well it does is very subjective.
    I see. thanks for your reply. I just want my daughter to do well and she doesnt know what to do, neither do I.

    I suppose if we read a winner's scholarship essay from previous year we can study it together and start making points how to write it well, hence the question, would you pay just to have a copy of the essay - not would you pay to COPY it. He would not give it out for free so if you were me, would you pay to have his copy ? is it ethical ?- that what i am asking.
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    (Original post by Jeofba)
    I see. thanks for your reply. I just want my daughter to do well and she doesnt know what to do, neither do I.

    I suppose if we read a winner's scholarship essay from previous year we can study it together and start making points how to write it well, hence the question, would you pay just to have a copy of the essay - not would you pay to COPY it. He would not give it out for free so if you were me, would you pay to have his copy ? is it ethical ?- that what i am asking.
    I've already answered your question above
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    (Original post by alleycat393)
    I've already answered your question above
    not much of a help. tx
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    (Original post by Jeofba)
    not much of a help. tx
    Sorry you feel that way. It sounds like you've made up your mind about paying for the essay and are not keen to hear someone disagree with you (with reasons). That's fine. We can only advise. Good luck!
 
 
 

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