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Woods

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diversity statement

Post by Woods » Thu Sep 13, 2012 9:05 pm

Is " I am confident that this will increase..." too strong? Is "My experience in...might be of interest to..." too weak?
Should I just go with "I hope that this will increase..."?
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Re: diversity statement

Post by honeybadger12 » Fri Sep 14, 2012 4:08 pm

Woods wrote:Is " I am confident that this will increase..." too strong? Is "My experience in...might be of interest to..." too weak?
Should I just go with "I hope that this will increase..."?
Thanks!
Assuming "this" refers to diversity, I wouldn't say any of those. If you're writing a diversity statement, the adcomm will already know you think whatever you're discussing will increase their diversity...

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Re: diversity statement

Post by Woods » Sat Sep 15, 2012 12:43 am

honeybadger12 wrote:
Woods wrote:Is " I am confident that this will increase..." too strong? Is "My experience in...might be of interest to..." too weak?
Should I just go with "I hope that this will increase..."?
Thanks!
Assuming "this" refers to diversity, I wouldn't say any of those. If you're writing a diversity statement, the adcomm will already know you think whatever you're discussing will increase their diversity...
What if the school asks how can you contribute to their environment?

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Re: diversity statement

Post by Jaqen » Sat Sep 15, 2012 4:47 am

Woods wrote:What if the school asks how can you contribute to their environment?
Don't answer so explicitly imo. Show it, don't say it.

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Re: diversity statement

Post by honeybadger12 » Sat Sep 15, 2012 2:00 pm

Jaqen wrote:
Woods wrote:What if the school asks how can you contribute to their environment?
Don't answer so explicitly imo. Show it, don't say it.

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