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10 Things NOT To Do When Applying To Uni

You think you've got what it takes to go to university? Good luck getting past the application stage...

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1. Leave It To The Last Minute

What do you mean there's a deadline? OK, ten more minutes of GTA first...
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What do you mean there's a deadline? OK, ten more minutes of GTA first...

2. Get The Course/University/Person's Name Wrong

You may well have dreamt about studying at the University of Oxford all your life but the University of Nottingham didn't need to know that...
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You may well have dreamt about studying at the University of Oxford all your life but the University of Nottingham didn't need to know that...

3. Beg

Desperation gets you nowhere. Be cool.
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Desperation gets you nowhere. Be cool.

4. Harass

Remember, it's a degree that you want, not a restraining order.
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Remember, it's a degree that you want, not a restraining order.

5. Make Spelling Misteaks...

Egnilsh has awlays been my strnogset sbuejct...
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Egnilsh has awlays been my strnogset sbuejct...

6. Let Your Parents Do It

Pushy parents ruin lives, kids. Don't let it be you.
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Pushy parents ruin lives, kids. Don't let it be you.

7. Come Across As Over Eager

Try as you might, no admissions officer will believe that your lifelong ambition is to study Waste Management.
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Try as you might, no admissions officer will believe that your lifelong ambition is to study Waste Management.

8. Come Across As Under Eager

On the other hand, you need to make it at least seem like you're interested...
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On the other hand, you need to make it at least seem like you're interested...

9. Do This To Your Personal Statement...

Personal statement examples don't come much worse than this. There are ways of showing you're creative. This is not one of them.
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Personal statement examples don't come much worse than this. There are ways of showing you're creative. This is not one of them.

10. Lie

Je suis fluent in French.
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Je suis fluent in French.

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