Required "Why X?"

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PurplePirate
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Required "Why X?"

Postby PurplePirate » Wed Nov 09, 2011 10:51 pm

Just wanted to know if it was appropriate to mention affordable, in-state tuition in a required "Why X?"

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Re: Required "Why X?"

Postby lrslayer » Wed Nov 09, 2011 10:52 pm

seems like a damn good reason to me. should be okay so long as its not the only reason you gave :)

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Re: Required "Why X?"

Postby PurplePirate » Wed Nov 09, 2011 10:54 pm

lrslayer wrote:seems like a damn good reason to me. should be okay so long as its not the only reason you gave :)


haha I thought it was fine. But the person who edited it for me thought the school might not appreciate me listing that as a reason. I disagreed, so she responded "Fine, ask TLS."

It's not my only reason. Just a quick, two-sentence mention.

Thanks!

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Re: Required "Why X?"

Postby lrslayer » Wed Nov 09, 2011 10:59 pm

i have read more than one admission dean's interview that specifically mention low cost of attendance as enticement so i think you're good




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