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Personal Statement

Ramfan661Ramfan661 Posts: 216Registered User Junior Member
edited November 2012 in UC Transfers
I'm applying as an Econ major and a Poli Sci major to several different UCs. The prompt that's giving me a hard time is answering what ECs have I done that relate to my major? Well I have no ECs :/..and the other one is why did I pick my major..how do Inanswer this, if I'm applying with 2-3 different majors??
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Replies to: Personal Statement

  • HopingToXferHopingToXfer Posts: 678Registered User Member
    Well, I wrote about something broad, example) people who apply to applied mathematics, applied sciences mathematics, mathematics, etc. I would just list in general, mathematics on the essay. Not sure if it makes a big difference but it seems to be universal for all the colleges.

    edit: I'm not sure how you would relate poli sci and econ..

    edit2: for some schools, the personal statement is not a very important factor. so you can focus your statements on schools such as UCB, UCLA, UCM, and UCI? I think those would be the only schools that really consider your essay... I heard other schools only use it if you are a borderline candidate.
  • Ramfan661Ramfan661 Posts: 216Registered User Junior Member
    I'm applying to UCB: Political Economy UCSD: Poli Sci UCSB: Econ..and UCI: Criminology. Thanks for the helpful man.
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