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University Personal Statement - Anyone good with this?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by ShadeDream, Oct 7, 2010.

  1. ShadeDream

    ShadeDream Elite Member

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    I'm applying for Uni (for a computer science course) and I need to write my personal statement but to be honest I'm quite puzzled, especially because I'm a rubbish writer. My grades are average so I'm not looking at any of the top places but there are a few that I could possible get into that are well respected. I basically need to sell myself to the Uni to get a position and since BHW is a marketing forum I guess I should receive some good advice...

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    Anyone willing to give some advice?
     
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    Go to thestudentroom. It a great forum where you can get advice on all exams, uni entry, jobs and student life in general.

    Just google the student room.
     
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    Yeah I know, I've heard of it. I wanted to ask here at BHW because it's a marketing forum and I'm pretty sure that people here will have better advice on how to sell yourself rather than people at the student room.
     
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    So no one can actually give me any good advice?
     
  6. Chronos

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    So, what exactly do you need help with? Writing a ~1,500 word paper?

    In mine, I talked about how important family is to me, and how I want to be a positive member of society.

    Then I moved into explaining that a business degree would help me do that. And that this particular university I feel would suit me best.

    I would also mention any success in your sole proprietorship or corporation you have selected in the field you're going for. It shows you're serious.
     
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    go to collegeconfidential to find more info about those kinda essays (my brother used it for his application to MIT)
     
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