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Postby pookie » Mon Feb 14, 2011 6:47 pm

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Re: How personal is too personal???

Postby bbermud » Mon Feb 14, 2011 6:54 pm

unless it adds significantly to the personal statement e.g. explaining your principal reasoning for wanting to study law, i would leave it out.

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Re: How personal is too personal???

Postby DarkPhantom » Mon Feb 14, 2011 7:29 pm

^at the same time, if it helps the audience understand you better, and isn't significantly off-topic, I think it would be ok? As per the guidelines of writing a PS.

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Re: How personal is too personal???

Postby Pink » Mon Feb 14, 2011 7:30 pm

I wrote about something extremely personal and pretty controversial. Hasn't bitten me in the ass yet. (though, I suppose it still could). Happy to help :)

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