Fordham app - disclose high school disciplinary actions?!?!

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sgtgrumbles
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Fordham app - disclose high school disciplinary actions?!?!

Postby sgtgrumbles » Mon Oct 25, 2010 10:52 pm

Okay, this is ridiculous. The Fordham app asks, "Have you ever been subject to disciplinary action, placed on academic probation, or dismissed from any school, college, university, graduate, law, or other professional school?"

Do I have to write an addendum about the valuable life lessons I learned from receiving detention for skipping my 11th grade social studies class? Do other applications ask this question in such a broad way as to include high school?

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Re: Fordham app - disclose high school disciplinary actions?!?!

Postby atkpl » Mon Oct 25, 2010 11:12 pm

sgtgrumbles wrote:Okay, this is ridiculous. The Fordham app asks, "Have you ever been subject to disciplinary action, placed on academic probation, or dismissed from any school, college, university, graduate, law, or other professional school?"

Do I have to write an addendum about the valuable life lessons I learned from receiving detention for skipping my 11th grade social studies class? Do other applications ask this question in such a broad way as to include high school?



Detention????????

You mean like "sitting in the classroom for 4 hours on Saturday" detention?

I highly highly doubt that you have to disclose that.

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Re: Fordham app - disclose high school disciplinary actions?!?!

Postby CGI Fridays » Mon Oct 25, 2010 11:14 pm

atkpl wrote:Detention????????

You mean like "sitting in the classroom for 4 hours on Saturday" detention?

I highly highly doubt that you have to disclose that.


This is an absurd reply.
The answer requires knowing whether Fordham intends to include HS, not whether we think it's reasonable.
If they do intend to include HS, the answer is yes; if not, no.

I vote you call 'em tomorrow?

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Re: Fordham app - disclose high school disciplinary actions?!?!

Postby 4for44 » Mon Oct 25, 2010 11:16 pm

CGI Fridays wrote:I vote you call 'em tomorrow?


TITCR

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Re: Fordham app - disclose high school disciplinary actions?!?!

Postby CGI Fridays » Mon Oct 25, 2010 11:17 pm

4for44 wrote:/thread

Not yet!

grumbles, plz post after you call.

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Re: Fordham app - disclose high school disciplinary actions?!?!

Postby Mike12188 » Mon Oct 25, 2010 11:22 pm

I highly doubt they mean HS, I mean come on. Let us know if you call em. If they want high school I'll have to disclose over 150 detentions just for being late lol. :lol:

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Re: Fordham app - disclose high school disciplinary actions?!?!

Postby sgtgrumbles » Tue Oct 26, 2010 9:38 am

Haha, okay. I just called and asked and got an amused "no, it does not include high school."

Now /thread




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