Why do they ask family info? Would it matter?

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Shangrilala

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Why do they ask family info? Would it matter?

Postby Shangrilala » Sat Feb 18, 2017 10:05 pm

Hi,
It seems answering is optional but...
Why do they ask those info? Would it affect the decision?
Do you answer optional questions?

chicagoburger

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Re: Why do they ask family info? Would it matter?

Postby chicagoburger » Sat Feb 18, 2017 10:35 pm

Shangrilala wrote:Hi,
It seems answering is optional but...
Why do they ask those info? Would it affect the decision?
Do you answer optional questions?


I skipped all those except one school where myfamily went.

Rigo

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Re: Why do they ask family info? Would it matter?

Postby Rigo » Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:50 am

Some schools like first in the family to go to college students.
Just another soft.

I answered, although my answers likely won't matter at all in their decision.

Shangrilala

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Re: Why do they ask family info? Would it matter?

Postby Shangrilala » Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:34 am

I see...but some schools seem only ask contact info.
Wonder why :?

cavalier1138

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Re: Why do they ask family info? Would it matter?

Postby cavalier1138 » Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:52 am

Shangrilala wrote:I see...but some schools seem only ask contact info.
Wonder why :?


Probably just to pre-populate any emergency contact forms. Or they're stalking you. Or it's for the NSA. Or maybe, just maybe, you're overthinking this.



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