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New post 27 Sep 2007, 11:24
kidderek wrote:
400 words = me struggling

Is it better to delve into a few things or touch on many things?


Just make bullet points of everything. You'll have a unique essay. :)

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New post 27 Sep 2007, 11:26
In general I think it's better to go in-depth on a few things rather than touch on a lot.

And I'm interested in marketing related to health/fitness/nutrition

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New post 27 Sep 2007, 12:10
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In general I think it's better to go in-depth on a few things rather than touch on a lot.

And I'm interested in marketing related to health/fitness/nutrition


That's awesome. I think there's a lot of moolah to be made there, esp with increased obesity.

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New post 27 Sep 2007, 12:17
Yeah, my main interest would be to get involved in marketing healthy products to kids, as childhood obesity is shooting through the roof.

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New post 27 Sep 2007, 12:38
yeah I actually have a business idea on that also. I was speaking to my family about it over the summer, and they think its a good idea. I am really looking forward to participating in the different business plan, and case study contest.

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New post 27 Sep 2007, 12:39
oh and also, speaking of obesity, I am interested in special sizes in fashion. Many designers and retailers are not addressing this issue.

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New post 27 Sep 2007, 12:49
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oh and also, speaking of obesity, I am interested in special sizes in fashion. Many designers and retailers are not addressing this issue.


You talking about the transgender group again? hehe

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New post 27 Sep 2007, 12:55
I am not touching that one lol

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New post 27 Sep 2007, 14:05
LOL, you guys are too funny!

But yes, we should be respectful of all diversity and not make jokes about them. :)

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New post 27 Sep 2007, 14:19
Your right about that, if there is a demand there, hey I dont descriminate.

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New post 27 Sep 2007, 16:18
This thread's already at 5 pages. I was hoping for Cornell to be the forgetting son that nobody really applies to.

Darn!

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New post 27 Sep 2007, 17:40
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This thread's already at 5 pages. I was hoping for Cornell to be the forgetting son that nobody really applies to.

Darn!


I think a lot of the posts are from the same people.

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New post 27 Sep 2007, 17:49
two things from world tour in ATL:

1. Leadership, leadership, and more leadership....a re-occurring theme was candidates who have initiated change and have leadership experience.

2. Really seemed to like career changers.

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Cornell, unfortuneately, is a lot of people's backup. Imagine what their figures would be if they implemented a CBS-like ED policy.

Hmmmmm

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New post 28 Sep 2007, 15:18
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Cornell, unfortuneately, is a lot of people's backup. Imagine what their figures would be if they implemented a CBS-like ED policy.

Hmmmmm


They already do, sort of - their R1 decision deadline is like 12/10 and you have to give them a deposit by 1/18, only a day or two after most other programs announce their decision.

This is why I'm applying Round 2.

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Cornell, unfortuneately, is a lot of people's backup. Imagine what their figures would be if they implemented a CBS-like ED policy.

Hmmmmm


They already do, sort of - their R1 decision deadline is like 12/10 and you have to give them a deposit by 1/18, only a day or two after most other programs announce their decision.

This is why I'm applying Round 2.


I was unaware. That's interesting.

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New post 28 Sep 2007, 15:29
jjanders wrote:
kidderek wrote:
Cornell, unfortuneately, is a lot of people's backup. Imagine what their figures would be if they implemented a CBS-like ED policy.

Hmmmmm


They already do, sort of - their R1 decision deadline is like 12/10 and you have to give them a deposit by 1/18, only a day or two after most other programs announce their decision.

This is why I'm applying Round 2.


I think I saw last year's decision date was only 1 month after the 1st round deadline, so you were notified in November 17th of last year and, so I suppose the deposit would've been required before the year was over.

Not to mention, they made the application ready only this month.

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New post 28 Sep 2007, 16:36
They gave me the impression that R1 and R2 applicants stand a better chance especially if your profile is overly exceptional due to having more time to read your apps. They see a huge influx of apps in R3. I would imagine a lot of schools are like this.

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They gave me the impression that R1 and R2 applicants stand a better chance especially if your profile is overly exceptional due to having more time to read your apps. They see a huge influx of apps in R3. I would imagine a lot of schools are like this.


I get the impression a lot of scholarships go to R1 and prob R2 as well.

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New post 28 Sep 2007, 17:08
Anybody composing an essay for the "what hobbies do you have and why do you have special importance for them". Its on the activities section of the application.

I am not sure how to answer this question. Do I talk about a bunch of hobbies and just explain briefly why I pursue them

or

Talk about one hobby and do a PhD dissertation on it.

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