I feel stuck on questions for Chicago. Can you give littel more perspective on how to address these two questions?
b. Chicago GSB is seeking a mascot to represent our new facility, The Hyde Park Center. What would your choice be and how will it represent the attributes of the GSB?
I know that I should first identify Chicago 's attributes and then find a mascot that represents those attributes. My questions is what exactly mascot means here? Is it any object or it has to be animal mascot only?
c. If you could step into any celebrity's shoes for a day, who would it be and why?
Thanks very much.
Those are tough questions. They are also opportunities for you to distinguish yourself and show what you can add to your class.
According to the American Heritage Dictionary, a mascot is "A person, animal, or object believed to bring good luck, especially one kept as the symbol of an organization such as a sports team."
So it does not have to be an animal. In any case, more important than the animal, person, or thing you suggest ,are your reasons for suggesting it. They will show your understanding of the program.
Same with the question about the celebrity. The person you choose should reflect your interests, and the reasons you choose that person are more important than the actual individual. This question is a great venue to discuss a non-professional interest.
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