[C&F] Do I need to disclose?

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seeksik
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[C&F] Do I need to disclose?

Postby seeksik » Mon Nov 26, 2012 6:10 pm

I need help figuring this out...

This is so embarrassing but... here's the story: in my freshman year in college, I was accused of stealing my roommate's stuff. And it is partially true and I absolutely regret it. There was no police involved or anything, not even a hearing.. but I ended up being reassigned to a different resident hall. I think a sanction was issued at the resident hall level. Do I absolutely need to disclose this?

I'm scared because stealing sounds so much worse than say, drug violations. :(

kdev1203
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Re: [C&F] Do I need to disclose?

Postby kdev1203 » Mon Nov 26, 2012 6:15 pm

If you have any hesitation about answering an CF question, you MUST say yes and let them decide whether or not they care. Sucks but that's the way it is..

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Leaborb192
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Re: [C&F] Do I need to disclose?

Postby Leaborb192 » Mon Nov 26, 2012 6:16 pm

seeksik wrote:I need help figuring this out...

This is so embarrassing but... here's the story: in my freshman year in college, I was accused of stealing my roommate's stuff. And it is partially true and I absolutely regret it. There was no police involved or anything, not even a hearing.. but I ended up being reassigned to a different resident hall. I think a sanction was issued at the resident hall level. Do I absolutely need to disclose this?

I'm scared because stealing sounds so much worse than say, drug violations. :(


It's probably better to disclose all, rather than hide things and let them come back and bite you in the ass. :D

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kuttlefish
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Re: [C&F] Do I need to disclose?

Postby kuttlefish » Tue Nov 27, 2012 9:36 pm

If possible, I'd leave out the "it was partially true but I feel bad" part. Just say something like

"During my Freshman year of College I was accused of X. No police were involved, the consequences were Y."

It's not a confessional booth, the school just needs to cover its ass for when you take the bar.




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