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Intended major personal statement

IamJ00IamJ00 Posts: 78Registered User Junior Member
edited November 2009 in UC Transfers
The first personal statement asks why I chose that particular major. It also asks if I have done any experience in that field. However, I haven't done any internship or participated in any activities involving my major. So, should I just mention enjoy the classes and I’m highly interested in the subject matter? Also, should I mention that I had worked rather than picking up an internship, because of family obligations?
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Replies to: Intended major personal statement

  • anonymousernameanonymousername Posts: 851Registered User Member
    it's 11/29 and you're still brainstorming....
  • NihongoyoNihongoyo Posts: 2,254Registered User Senior Member
    yeah you probs should've submitted it earlier--EVERYBODY and their momma is submitting it now and tomorrow.

    When I spoke one on one with the ucla transfer admissions lady (She's the head of it), she said most campuses don't give a crap about that except for ucla (only if you're 'borderline,') and berkeley because competition is so fierce.

    Otherwise, she said just write something, SOMETHING! ANYTHING! She was an English major and said it does NOT matter what you write--it does if you want to improve your application, but it's not going to negatively impact your decision-only possibly enhance.

    So with that,j ust relax, and GO GO GO! you have no time! haha
  • IamJ00IamJ00 Posts: 78Registered User Junior Member
    Well, I'm a transfer student with a TAG. That's why I procrastinated.
  • Top TopTop Top Posts: 140Registered User Junior Member
    Some people work better that way.
  • iam_vindicatediam_vindicated Posts: 73Registered User Junior Member
    it's 11/29 and i just finished my second prompt. aHhh. is the third prompt optional?
  • 123UCPlease123UCPlease Posts: 42Registered User Junior Member
    yeah, the third prompt is optional.
  • erikuherikuh Posts: 435Registered User Member
    I'm barely working on my essays right now so I decided to help haha. Procrastination is normal. It's only really a problem if you procrastinate so badly that you completely miss the deadline or end up sending "watermelon watermelon watermelon" a thousand times over at the very last minute.

    "So, should I just mention enjoy the classes and I’m highly interested in the subject matter? "

    What'd be better is if you could connect this major and why you like it to what you want to do in life (if applicable. it usually is!).
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