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paulshortys10
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Softs?

Postby paulshortys10 » Sun Nov 07, 2010 8:02 pm

what exactly are things considered "softs" and how much do these count of admittance?

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Re: Softs?

Postby 4for44 » Sun Nov 07, 2010 8:05 pm

paulshortys10 wrote:what exactly are things considered "softs" and how much do these count of admittance?


This has never been discussed before...

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Re: Softs?

Postby ATR » Sun Nov 07, 2010 8:07 pm

Basically any experience you've had outside the classroom.

They don't make much of a difference unless 1) you did something amazing or 2) you have 2 years WE (Northwestern).

/canned answer

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Re: Softs?

Postby paulshortys10 » Mon Nov 08, 2010 4:41 pm

atresia wrote:Basically any experience you've had outside the classroom.

They don't make much of a difference unless 1) you did something amazing or 2) you have 2 years WE (Northwestern).

/canned answer

So one shouldn't worry much if they don't have a ton of work in the last couple years or any leadership experience in clubs?

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Re: Softs?

Postby ATR » Mon Nov 08, 2010 4:44 pm

paulshortys10 wrote:So one shouldn't worry much if they don't have a ton of work in the last couple years or any leadership experience in clubs?

Generic clubs don't really make a difference, and unless you did something significant in a leadership position, it likely won't matter much, either. Meaningful work experience makes a difference for some schools, under certain conditions. Having it makes a difference in OCI, from what I've heard (0L here).

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Re: Softs?

Postby paulshortys10 » Mon Nov 08, 2010 5:04 pm

atresia wrote:
paulshortys10 wrote:So one shouldn't worry much if they don't have a ton of work in the last couple years or any leadership experience in clubs?

Generic clubs don't really make a difference, and unless you did something significant in a leadership position, it likely won't matter much, either. Meaningful work experience makes a difference for some schools, under certain conditions. Having it makes a difference in OCI, from what I've heard (0L here).

Thanks for your help atresia




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