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Zeta
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reporting controversial volunteer work

Postby Zeta » Tue Nov 13, 2012 11:46 pm

i was an escort at an abortion clinic 5 days a week for about seven months last year.
should i mention this on the app?

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Re: reporting controversial volunteer work

Postby mqt » Tue Nov 13, 2012 11:50 pm

No. Just fucking no. What will it be tomorrow? You founded the Space Program in Botswana and want to know if that will help your application?

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Re: reporting controversial volunteer work

Postby florida1949 » Tue Nov 13, 2012 11:59 pm

i would do it, you're probably looking at a 5 point LSAT boost at least

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Re: reporting controversial volunteer work

Postby crossingfingers » Tue Nov 13, 2012 11:59 pm

Mqt wrote:No. Just fucking no. What will it be tomorrow? You founded the Space Program in Botswana and want to know if that will help your application?



Why? I understand that it's a hot issue, but it helps show commitment to a cause. There are a few schools out there that would probably love this, but also a number that would hate it.

I feel like something like this might stand out from the 90% of other applicants who are supposedly interested in public interest but didn't put their money where there mouth is.

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Re: reporting controversial volunteer work

Postby mqt » Wed Nov 14, 2012 12:01 am

crossingfingers wrote:
Mqt wrote:No. Just fucking no. What will it be tomorrow? You founded the Space Program in Botswana and want to know if that will help your application?



Why? I understand that it's a hot issue, but it helps show commitment to a cause. There are a few schools out there that would probably love this, but also a number that would hate it.

I feel like something like this might stand out from the 90% of other applicants who are supposedly interested in public interest but didn't put their money where there mouth is.


From yesterday...

Zeta wrote:i do have a diagnosis of ADHD going for me and a gpa of 3.5 for my last 21 credit hrs. after beginning treatment.
it's been four years since i graduated and in that time i've had 2 jobs, both of which lasted about eight months.
the good news is that the last arrest (of six, no felonies, only two convictions and no jail time served) happened just as I was beginning the drug therapy for the ADHD (yes i'm being ironic).
to top it all off i'm 37 years old.
is there anywhere that will accept me?


viewtopic.php?f=2&t=198012

There's just no way this isn't a troll at this point.

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Zeta
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Re: reporting controversial volunteer work

Postby Zeta » Wed Nov 14, 2012 12:07 am

your doing wonders for my self esteem.
i won't respond to your post because that will just prejudice me further thanks to your bullshit.
all i can say is that it's true and i am really looking for advice on this.

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Re: reporting controversial volunteer work

Postby crossingfingers » Wed Nov 14, 2012 12:08 am

Mqt wrote:
crossingfingers wrote:
Mqt wrote:No. Just fucking no. What will it be tomorrow? You founded the Space Program in Botswana and want to know if that will help your application?



Why? I understand that it's a hot issue, but it helps show commitment to a cause. There are a few schools out there that would probably love this, but also a number that would hate it.

I feel like something like this might stand out from the 90% of other applicants who are supposedly interested in public interest but didn't put their money where there mouth is.


From yesterday...

Zeta wrote:i do have a diagnosis of ADHD going for me and a gpa of 3.5 for my last 21 credit hrs. after beginning treatment.
it's been four years since i graduated and in that time i've had 2 jobs, both of which lasted about eight months.
the good news is that the last arrest (of six, no felonies, only two convictions and no jail time served) happened just as I was beginning the drug therapy for the ADHD (yes i'm being ironic).
to top it all off i'm 37 years old.
is there anywhere that will accept me?


viewtopic.php?f=2&t=198012

There's just no way this isn't a troll at this point.




Ok, now that makes sense.




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