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    hm i was just reading your personal statement but i decided i didnt have the energy to review it for you right now.
    i have a feeling that whoever does review it will manage to cut it down quite a bit.
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    (Original post by beccy.)
    hm i was just reading your personal statement but i decided i didnt have the energy to review it for you right now.
    i have a feeling that whoever does review it will manage to cut it down quite a bit.
    ah that would be great then i can cram in some more stuff.
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    Okay, so I've noticed most people start of with "From an early age", but I don't want to be like "most" people, I am really struggling to get the start of PS right, any ideas with something else to use similar to "from an early age"??
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    (Original post by resortini)
    Okay, so I've noticed most people start of with "From an early age", but I don't want to be like "most" people, I am really struggling to get the start of PS right, any ideas with something else to use similar to "from an early age"??
    Back when my balls hadn't yet dropped...


    Your PS won't be approved or thrown out based on that one sentence. Focus on the whole instead of tiny (irrelevant) bits.
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    I have put "it has long been my aspiration to..."
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    lol i had the same problem. Ending up starting it like a story¬_¬. It may be changed though
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    seriously you guys, just put something normal. I put something stupid on mine and the interviewers thought I was soom looney.
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    (Original post by Erebus)
    seriously you guys, just put something normal. I put something stupid on mine and the interviewers thought I was soom looney.
    well it got you an interview lol
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    "When I was
    A young boy/girl
    My father took me to the city
    to see a,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,doctor"

    yeah I put some cheesy stuff about wanting to doctor for years and the interviewers just laughed at it when they were reading it... =/
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    (Original post by Presidential)
    well it got you an interview lol
    True actually they said my personal statement was really good but they all picked up on the introduction and were just like :confused: . I just quickly said to the Newcastle interviewers, "I missed creative writing" and they laughed so I was like :rolleyes: .

    Got rejected.
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    maybe you could start it of along these lines...
    my interest in xxxx arose from (...in ur case u could put childhood fascinations of ...).
    its just a thought. i wouldnt worry 2 mch jus about the begining as the rest of the personal statement needs 2 b convincing.writting personal statements can be pain- i should no .hope this helps .
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    (Original post by sunny_D)
    maybe you could start it of along these lines...
    my interest in xxxx arose from (...in ur case u could put childhood fascinations of ...).
    its just a thought. i wouldnt worry 2 mch jus about the begining as the rest of the personal statement needs 2 b convincing.writting personal statements can be pain- i should no .hope this helps .
    Are you sure...?

    My interest in porn arose from childhood fascinations
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    (Original post by Erebus)
    Are you sure...?

    My interest in porn arose from childhood fascinations

    Can I ask what your childhood fascinations were?
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    I knwo about the new paragraph thing where you shouldn't use a space for that, or should I use one just so it is visible??? Also, in the case of starting new sentences, should I just use one space instead of the "proper" two???
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    (Original post by sashyx)
    Can I ask what your childhood fascinations where?
    yes you may :p:
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    You could use either - just as long as you aren't having to cut out important stuff from your statement for spaces.

    Having lines between paragraphs is also good if you can fit them in - makes the PS more readable.
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    No, that would just waste lines I think.... thanks anyway ...
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    (Original post by Erebus)
    yes you may :p:
    Tell me then :p: :proud:
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    lol....
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    Back to the question,
    It doesn't matter how you start it, it’s meant to be personal, make it about you, so it’s unique and stands out. There's not right way of starting a personal statement.
 
 
 
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