regarding the Yale 250

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icpb
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regarding the Yale 250

Postby icpb » Tue Jan 18, 2011 11:06 am

If I write on an academic subjects (such as a research that I did), would I need to provide citations? If so, how would I cite stuff without having in-text citations to take up 50 words?

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Re: regarding the Yale 250

Postby CanadianWolf » Tue Jan 18, 2011 11:15 am

They already know that you are smart; the Yale 250 probably wants to see if you can express your thoughts clearly in a concise manner. Good lawyers need to be able to relate to all types of people--not just to professors & judges.

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Re: regarding the Yale 250

Postby admisionquestion » Tue Jan 18, 2011 3:21 pm

That is not even close to a response.

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Re: regarding the Yale 250

Postby d34d9823 » Tue Jan 18, 2011 3:28 pm

admisionquestion wrote:That is not even close to a response.

That is not even close to a response.

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Re: regarding the Yale 250

Postby d34d9823 » Tue Jan 18, 2011 3:29 pm

icpb wrote:If I write on an academic subjects (such as a research that I did), would I need to provide citations? If so, how would I cite stuff without having in-text citations to take up 50 words?

What would you need to cite? Your essay should explain the concepts of your research, not state the exact experimental results that you achieved.

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Re: regarding the Yale 250

Postby WmHooper » Tue Jan 18, 2011 3:30 pm

d34dluk3 wrote:
admisionquestion wrote:That is not even close to a response.

That is not even close to a response.

That is not even close to a response

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Re: regarding the Yale 250

Postby icpb » Tue Jan 18, 2011 6:15 pm

My research had two parts: a theoretical part and a case study part. The theoretical part was partly built upon other researchers’ work.

d34dluk3 wrote:
icpb wrote:If I write on an academic subjects (such as a research that I did), would I need to provide citations? If so, how would I cite stuff without having in-text citations to take up 50 words?

What would you need to cite? Your essay should explain the concepts of your research, not state the exact experimental results that you achieved.

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Re: regarding the Yale 250

Postby deadpoetnsp » Tue Jan 18, 2011 6:49 pm

Write it like a popular science snippet (like something you would find in Popular Science or Discover). Don't worry about the citations. [1]

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[1] deadpoetnsp, "Gut Feeling", Top Law Schools, 2011

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Re: regarding the Yale 250

Postby serdog » Tue Jan 18, 2011 10:14 pm

I don't think yale wants to know you can do research
http://blogs.law.yale.edu/blogs/admissi ... tross.aspx helpfully
I would think talk about why you passionate about the research topic




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