Would this count as a soft?

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Would this count as a soft?

Postby SoapyIllusion » Fri Jan 10, 2014 9:07 pm

Would being a Youtube Partner count as a decent soft? Let's say I have 10k+ subscribers and get paid by Youtube as a result. Would this help my admission chances even marginally?

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Re: Would this count as a soft?

Postby phillywc » Fri Jan 10, 2014 9:07 pm

No.

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Re: Would this count as a soft?

Postby chizzy » Fri Jan 10, 2014 9:14 pm

it could. what kind of videos do you post?
yale likes those kind of extraordinary things.

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Re: Would this count as a soft?

Postby 03152016 » Fri Jan 10, 2014 9:15 pm

You could always give this a shot: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n20bwnG1EsY

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Re: Would this count as a soft?

Postby 20141023 » Fri Jan 10, 2014 9:17 pm

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Re: Would this count as a soft?

Postby dosto » Fri Jan 10, 2014 9:21 pm

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Re: Would this count as a soft?

Postby chizzy » Fri Jan 10, 2014 9:28 pm

vicpin5190 wrote:
Max324 wrote:You could always give this a shot: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n20bwnG1EsY



I cringed?


i actually enjoyed the video for some reason. i truly hope she got yale.

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Re: Would this count as a soft?

Postby leroyjenkins6969 » Fri Jan 10, 2014 9:30 pm

SoapyIllusion wrote:Would being a Youtube Partner count as a decent soft? Let's say I have 10k+ subscribers and get paid by Youtube as a result. Would this help my admission chances even marginally?


I'm not sure it will give you a boost. I suppose anything you include on a resume can be considered a "soft"...but not all softs will give you a boost. I don't think it would hurt at all, though.

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Re: Would this count as a soft?

Postby rutgers17 » Fri Jan 10, 2014 9:51 pm

Max324 wrote:You could always give this a shot: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n20bwnG1EsY


thank you so much. i'm dying :lol: :shock:

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Re: Would this count as a soft?

Postby midwest17 » Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:47 pm

I doubt it'll give you a noticeable boost, but it could definitely go on a resume. Either as employment, if it's actually a substantial amount of money, or an interests section.

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Re: Would this count as a soft?

Postby Lwoods1020 » Fri Jan 10, 2014 11:44 pm

vicpin5190 wrote:
Max324 wrote:You could always give this a shot: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n20bwnG1EsY



I cringed?


I can't believe she even did that. how was that a good idea to her?

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Re: Would this count as a soft?

Postby FXD » Fri Jan 10, 2014 11:55 pm

I could see this "soft" being relevant and possibly helpful if you planned on going into entertainment law

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Re: Would this count as a soft?

Postby iamgeorgebush » Sat Jan 11, 2014 12:38 am

I think it could give you a minor boost if you frame it the right way.

Disclaimer: None of the posters here (myself included) really know what the fuck they're talking about. Welcome to the TLS hivemind.

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Re: Would this count as a soft?

Postby IgosduIkana » Sat Jan 11, 2014 12:46 am

SoapyIllusion wrote:Would being a Youtube Partner count as a decent soft? Let's say I have 10k+ subscribers and get paid by Youtube as a result. Would this help my admission chances even marginally?


Dunno if it would help but that sounds pretty cool.

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Re: Would this count as a soft?

Postby FXD » Sat Jan 11, 2014 12:49 am

iamgeorgebush wrote:Disclaimer: None of the posters here (myself included) really know what the fuck they're talking about. Welcome to the TLS hivemind.


True, but instead of the word "hivemind" I prefer the term "groupthink".

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Re: Would this count as a soft?

Postby PalmBay » Sat Jan 11, 2014 2:14 am

It depends what you're doing on Youtube.

If you're pulling nearly-illegal pranks on the streets to random people, then no, it won't help, it'll probably hurt.
If you're just offering commentary on the latest video games, then no, it probably won't do anything.

On the other hand if you developed your own method of learning sign-language and are offering instructional videos to help families learn sign-language, then yeah, something like that if you play it right can be a soft that might help a little.

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Re: Would this count as a soft?

Postby lawschool22 » Sun Jan 12, 2014 8:23 pm

Max324 wrote:You could always give this a shot: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n20bwnG1EsY


Oh god.

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Re: Would this count as a soft?

Postby koalacity » Sun Jan 12, 2014 9:03 pm

lawschool22 wrote:
Max324 wrote:You could always give this a shot: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n20bwnG1EsY


Oh god.

I can't decide whether my primary response to that was fear or sympathy. I mean, I feel kinda bad for her, but if I were an adcomm, I would be terrified.

Also, why did she buy SO much Yale swag before getting accepted? Even if she had been accepted, no one needs like 40 different college shirts.

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Re: Would this count as a soft?

Postby TheSpanishMain » Mon Jan 13, 2014 7:40 am

chizzy wrote:
vicpin5190 wrote:
Max324 wrote:You could always give this a shot: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n20bwnG1EsY



I cringed?


i actually enjoyed the video for some reason. i truly hope she got yale.


You're insane. Don't know why she thought that was a good idea.

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Re: Would this count as a soft?

Postby xylocarp » Mon Jan 13, 2014 10:42 am

koalacity wrote:
lawschool22 wrote:
Max324 wrote:You could always give this a shot: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n20bwnG1EsY


Oh god.

I can't decide whether my primary response to that was fear or sympathy. I mean, I feel kinda bad for her, but if I were an adcomm, I would be terrified.

Also, why did she buy SO much Yale swag before getting accepted? Even if she had been accepted, no one needs like 40 different college shirts.

I can't believe I wasted time looking through the comments, but I was curious. Yale shirts were her dad's (he was an alum).

She didn't get in. Ended up at Oberlin.

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Re: Would this count as a soft?

Postby mist4bison » Mon Jan 13, 2014 10:08 pm

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