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    None. I'm waiting until I get my AS results.

    Frankly, if I can't write a decent PS in the space of two weeks, then I don't deserve to be going to Uni at all.
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    First draft done! Has to be handed in after summer, however haven't finished it just yet as I've got to write about my experience at Leicester General Hospital which is next week.

    O and btw, I've missed loads of things out to, I haven't even mentioned Student Council, V award etc... There isn't enough room!
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    About half of a first draft, I wrote about 2000 characters the other night at about 2am lol.
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    ive written intro and a paragraph on personal skills. I dont see the point in completing it as people in AS year have a whole other year to add to it stuff like work experience.
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    I've written none of mine so far, just made a list of relevant things I've done.

    I think I need to actually decide what course I want to apply for first though.
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    need 2 decide on the course first, otherwise could be tough if im applying to varied subjects at different unis (e.g. history, hist+politics, warstudies)

    anybody had 2 tailor a p.s. to a few different courses before, any pointers? suppose i could centralise it to military history?
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    Haven't even started! I have an idea of what to include but I haven't put pen to paper (or finger to keyboard) yet as i've been preoccupied with working and my Extended Project.

    I wouldn't worry too much OP there's plenty of time yet
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    Have you started or even finished writing your personal statement? If not when will you start?
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    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=981093
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    Did my first draft a couple of months ago. Just need to check and edit. I quite like mine. Probably should get a PS Helper to look at it, though. :p:
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    I've techinically finished, but its still open to be added to/changed if in a few weeks i re-read it and find other things to add.
    I went over the character count SO many times though, i dont actually know how i finished it with 200 characters to spare in the end!
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    I havn't started. I have made a bit of a list of things I might mention but as for actually writing the PS, nothing. I really should start..
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    done a couple of drafts now.

    Do you guys, when you say multiple drafts, does that mean a whole new statement, starting from scratch or just tinkering with an old one, changing a few words, etc.

    The line limit is the one that is killing me, not the character count
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    opening paragraph, which i'll probably change or delete completely.
    so nothing.
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    Im waiting till I get my AS results first so I can get the motivation to do it. :P I've already gone way over the limit but I can't be bothered to work on it. I'd rather wait till I can complete the UCAS stuff online too before I continue.
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    (Original post by HighSkies)
    Im waiting till I get my AS results first so I can get the motivation to do it. :P I've already gone way over the limit but I can't be bothered to work on it. I'd rather wait till I can complete the UCAS stuff online too before I continue.
    You can already! We all logged on at school just after half term I think
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    (Original post by Mr Nonsense)
    You can already! We all logged on at school just after half term I think
    I want to wait for my results before I make my final uni choices- and if I can't complete that section I can't complete my UCAS stuff. :p:
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    On my 8th *draft*... :blush:

    Only because I've been obsessively tweaking it... I refuse to do anything more until results day. I'm gonna post it on the PS helper subsection because looking at it is driving me insane.

    I quite like it now, I just want to change it until it's the absolute best I can get it.
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    (Original post by diamonddust)
    On my 8th *draft*... :blush:

    Only because I've been obsessively tweaking it... I refuse to do anything more until results day. I'm gonna post it on the PS helper subsection because looking at it is driving me insane.

    I quite like it now, I just want to change it until it's the absolute best I can get it.
    what subject are you applying for?
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    (Original post by Laura373)
    what subject are you applying for?
    English Lit.
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