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Is it weird/bad to say something in the personal statement and then contradict it later (not exactly lying)?

For example, maybe I said in my personal statement that I only care about the education in college. However, when I got an offer, I ask about housing, scholarships, class times, and a bunch of other stuff, so clearly I don't actually just care about the education.

Or maybe I showed that I'm super motivated to work hard in college, but after starting classes there I'm frequently late or absent.

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@ashm8 months ago

I think as long as your personal statement really feels true to you when you write it, it's okay?

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