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Berkeley question

Postby CMR » Fri Jun 18, 2010 10:27 pm

Should I have taken a moment in my personal statement to point out that my personal reasons to seek transfer to Boalt are sufficiently compelling to motivate the move despite the fact that I would be attending a lower-ranked school according to our rankings?

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Re: Berkeley question

Postby MrKappus » Fri Jun 18, 2010 10:41 pm

CMR wrote:Should I have taken a moment in my personal statement to point out that my personal reasons to seek transfer to Boalt are sufficiently compelling to motivate the move despite the fact that I would be attending a lower-ranked school according to our rankings?


Shouldn't you have mentioned a personally compelling reason to transfer to Berkeley regardless of where your school ranks in comparison? Can you send a LOCI-type email?

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Re: Berkeley question

Postby transferhopeful12 » Fri Jun 18, 2010 10:43 pm

I wouldn't mention rankings at all. As long as you made sure that they know you want to go there, it doesn't matter at all if you wrote I would leave my 4 or 5 school for number 7. I wouldn't worry about it.

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Re: Berkeley question

Postby CMR » Fri Jun 18, 2010 11:08 pm

This fell a bit flat. I was referring to - --LinkRemoved-- - and our trouncing of Boalt.

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Re: Berkeley question

Postby A'nold » Fri Jun 18, 2010 11:12 pm

People on this site are hopelessly slow and gullible. Good job man, I thought it was funny.

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Re: Berkeley question

Postby MrKappus » Sat Jun 19, 2010 12:18 am

A'nold wrote:People on this site are hopelessly slow and gullible. Good job man, I thought it was funny.


No.

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Re: Berkeley question

Postby Lawl Shcool » Sat Jun 19, 2010 12:21 am

Ya I totally missed the joke. Maybe mention the cooley rankings in the OP next time?

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Re: Berkeley question

Postby A'nold » Mon Jun 21, 2010 8:49 pm

MrKappus wrote:
A'nold wrote:People on this site are hopelessly slow and gullible. Good job man, I thought it was funny.


No.


Yeah. People on this site believe just about anything that is posted, even the most obvious jokes or flames.

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Re: Berkeley question

Postby MrKappus » Mon Jun 21, 2010 9:30 pm

A'nold wrote:
MrKappus wrote:
A'nold wrote:People on this site are hopelessly slow and gullible. Good job man, I thought it was funny.


No.


Yeah. People on this site believe just about anything that is posted, even the most obvious jokes or flames.


OP wasn't funny. It was stupid. Kind of like your last two posts in this thread.

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Re: Berkeley question

Postby CMR » Mon Jun 21, 2010 10:21 pm

I like to think that it was good in substance, but poor in execution.

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Re: Berkeley question

Postby Bankhead » Mon Jun 21, 2010 10:25 pm

It would have been funny if I (or anyone else) had known you went to Cooley.

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Re: Berkeley question

Postby CMR » Mon Jun 21, 2010 10:42 pm

Bankhead wrote:It would have been funny if I (or anyone else) had known you went to Cooley.


I could edit, but then I think it would lose its value as a lesson.

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Re: Berkeley question

Postby MrKappus » Mon Jun 21, 2010 10:57 pm

Bankhead wrote:It would have been funny if I (or anyone else) had known you went to Cooley.


This describes it much better than "stupid." I was hungry and cranky. Sorry all.




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