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Putting a quote in academic statement

  1. Dec 7, 2013 #1
    Would it be over the top to put in a relevant quote from my favorite mathematician/scientist at the beginning of my academic statement? (The school only has one statement requirement).
     
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  3. Dec 7, 2013 #2

    jedishrfu

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    I think thats okay, but you need to tie what you say in your statement to it in a meaningful way.
     
  4. Dec 7, 2013 #3

    Vanadium 50

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    I wouldn't. It's very middle school, and it's unlikely to be relevant - why are you interested in attending that school.
     
  5. Dec 9, 2013 #4

    Andy Resnick

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    I think it's 'cheesy' and vacuous.
     
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