Moving/parking violations

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Did you put parking/moving violations on your C and F?

1) Yes but only moving violations
6
27%
2) Yes for both parking and moving violations
3
14%
3) Neither
12
55%
4) Yes but only parking tickets (and yes i'm an idiot)
1
5%
 
Total votes: 22

yoiav
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Moving/parking violations

Postby yoiav » Wed Nov 02, 2011 7:40 pm

Moving/parking violations on CandF

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ThreeRivers
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Re: Moving/parking violations

Postby ThreeRivers » Wed Nov 02, 2011 7:46 pm

Some I did some I didn't... depended on the question

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minnbills
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Re: Moving/parking violations

Postby minnbills » Wed Nov 02, 2011 7:52 pm

They are usually pretty clear about what they want you to disclose. Though, when in doubt, disclose.

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rinkrat19
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Re: Moving/parking violations

Postby rinkrat19 » Wed Nov 02, 2011 7:53 pm

1. Read school's instructions.
2. Follow school's instructions exactly as written.
3. When in doubt, disclose.

splitster1221
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Re: Moving/parking violations

Postby splitster1221 » Wed Nov 02, 2011 7:55 pm

When disclosing moving violations, would having 2 speeding tickets and one other moving violation (improper changing lanes or something) have any negative impact on an app? Or just good that it was disclosed and that's the end of it? Speeding tickets about 3 or so years apart, moving violation another year after the 2nd speeding ticket

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minnbills
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Re: Moving/parking violations

Postby minnbills » Wed Nov 02, 2011 7:58 pm

Traffic tickets are very common. Unless you have a DUI or something, not going to be a big deal. Just diclose in an addendum (if they ask you to.)

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un-vordox
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Re: Moving/parking violations

Postby un-vordox » Wed Nov 02, 2011 8:09 pm

1. Read school's instructions.
2. Follow school's instructions exactly as written.
3. When in doubt, disclose.


It's not going to matter anyway, unless you have a ton of them and are obvioulsy reckless. Or if you don't disclose something they explicity ask for.

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SA1928
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Re: Moving/parking violations

Postby SA1928 » Wed Nov 02, 2011 8:25 pm

Only disclose the tickets on our driving record right?

yoiav
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Re: Moving/parking violations

Postby yoiav » Wed Nov 02, 2011 8:28 pm

i just went through my apps. columbia, harvard, michigan and georgetown specifically exclude driving violations but nyu and penn do not. has anyone heard from these 2 schools specifically about this?

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JamMasterJ
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Re: Moving/parking violations

Postby JamMasterJ » Wed Nov 02, 2011 8:37 pm

The T14 doesn't need them IIRC

yoiav
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Re: Moving/parking violations

Postby yoiav » Wed Nov 02, 2011 8:44 pm

JamMasterJ wrote:The T14 doesn't need them IIRC


IIRC?

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omninode
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Re: Moving/parking violations

Postby omninode » Wed Nov 02, 2011 8:54 pm

Each school has specific requirements. If you did the same thing on all your apps then you probably made a mistake. Therefore, the poll is unanswerable.

lsatcrazy
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Re: Moving/parking violations

Postby lsatcrazy » Wed Nov 02, 2011 8:59 pm

JamMasterJ wrote:The T14 doesn't need them IIRC


I think NYU/Penn do...

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JamMasterJ
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Re: Moving/parking violations

Postby JamMasterJ » Wed Nov 02, 2011 9:44 pm

according to r6philly, a 1L at Penn, no.

I just emailed NYU and asked. I'll let you know the response

yoiav
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Re: Moving/parking violations

Postby yoiav » Thu Nov 03, 2011 9:20 am

nyu replied and said most students err on the side of caution and you can email them an addendum

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JamMasterJ
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Re: Moving/parking violations

Postby JamMasterJ » Fri Nov 04, 2011 1:38 am

nyu and penn recommend. but neither one demands it

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ilovesf
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Re: Moving/parking violations

Postby ilovesf » Fri Nov 04, 2011 1:47 am

it doesn't matter and won't affect your application in any way. i disclosed my speeding ticket to all schools except those that said not to.

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cucullu
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Re: Moving/parking violations

Postby cucullu » Fri Nov 04, 2011 10:11 am

Check and see if the moving violations are misdemeanors in your state. Sometimes they are. If they are, you should report them.




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