Honors on apps

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Honors on apps

Postby Climber80 » Sat Oct 15, 2011 2:22 pm

Will someone please edit my "Honors" section on my application? it has alot of redundancies, i feel, but dont know how to make more concise. Also I'm not allowed to use any apostrophe's on the app or colons on the app. thank you.

"List any academic honors you have been awarded and what the award was based on."
Los Angeles Councilman Don Knabe Excellence in Leadership Award 2002 for leadership in community service.
Deans List 1998- 2003 for academic excellence.
National Society of Collegiate Scholars 1999- 2000. Academic honor society, awarded to top 20% of first and second year class.
Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society 2002. Academic honor society, awarded to about one college senior in a hundred nationwide.
Golden Key Honors Society. Academic achievement. Top 15% of second, third, fourth year class.


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Re: Honors on apps

Postby bdubs » Sat Oct 15, 2011 2:37 pm

Don't edit out any of the information. You have addressed the question asked directly and didn't list the same award more than once.

Should be "Dean's List" not Deans list


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Re: Honors on apps

Postby xkcd09 » Sat Oct 15, 2011 5:10 pm

The one comment I have is regarding PBK. Isn't it limited to 10% of graduating class, not 1%? Admission officers will likely be familiar with PBK, so you want to have correct information there

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