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General Off-Topic Board / Re: Why are Korean girls so hot but cliquey?
« on: April 06, 2007, 12:49:44 AM »
ok ok mea culpa.

apparently my funny bone don't work if we're not face to face.  ;D

General Off-Topic Board / Re: Why are Korean girls so hot but cliquey?
« on: April 06, 2007, 12:48:22 AM »
which is fine of course, except i'm not someone that needs that advice. my rant on gender inequality in korea was to clarify to interested parties why korean girls may seem clique-y and have the values they do. if anything i think he should feel a little sympathy for these girls cuz i sure as hell do. there is little upward mobility in korea, especially since you have to PAY for eduation from kindergarten though grad school and for some girls there really is no way out of their situation except to marry up or immigrate.

anyway, i'll get off my high horse now and stop defending those clique-y biatches.  ;)

General Off-Topic Board / Re: Why are Korean girls so hot but cliquey?
« on: April 06, 2007, 12:37:52 AM »

sorry, i had to get that out of my system.  you're new and i shouldn't pick on you.

in that case your apology is not accepted since you chose to ignore the rules of social conduct on this forum. which kind of demonstrates why you would call me a libero-fascist for stating my opinion in the first place.

personal responsibility? did you read the part that says "community mentality?" in korean society there is no individual. in america, it's "i want." in korea it's "i should want, therefore i want."

General Off-Topic Board / Re: Why are Korean girls so hot but cliquey?
« on: April 06, 2007, 12:24:03 AM »
 ::) man, i was waiting for someone to differentiate between FOBS and korean-americans and i think firewalker touched upon it, but not satisfactorily.

koreans are clique-y in general, but if you live in a building for foreigners they probably bought their way into the school and can barely speak english.

as for korean girls caring about nothing but good looks and getting a bf, man you have NOOOOOOOOO idea how bad it can get for the real deal back home. i blame the system, not the girls. take the extreme capitalism and greed in america, combine with confucian ideal system and community mentality and you have an entire nation subject to fads and following one model of living: men - get rich. women - marry rich men.

as for us korean-am gals in the states... well~ i would say we are no more clique-y than say .... jewish american princesses.

Where should I go next fall? / Re: Anyone bringing pets?
« on: April 05, 2007, 05:37:56 PM »

yeah, I think that's my plan too.  I'd prefer a dog, but I think a cat would probably make more sense.  My only issue with cats is that there are some that are great/friendly and then some that are anti-social and bratty (if cat can be such a thing).  I don't see the point in having a cat that is unloving and anti-social...kind of defeats the purpose in getting a pet if you ask me. 

Okay time for a dumb question:  Are there certain breeds of cats that are friendlier than others?  For example golden retrievers are known to be some of the friendliest there such a breed among cats?

definitely! from wiki:
"Ocicats are a very outgoing breed. They are often considered to have the spirit of a dog-in a cat's body. Most can easily be trained to fetch, walk on a leash and harness, come when called, speak, sit, lie down on command and a large array of other dog-related tricks. Some even take readily to the water. Ocicats are also very friendly. They will typically march straight up to strangers and announce that they'd like to be petted. This makes them great family pets, and most can also get along well with animals of other species. Ocicats make excellent pets for people who want to spend a lot of time with their cat, but they do require more attention than cats who aren't so people-oriented."

But like someone said, all cats are complex and they all have their own personalities. I've had my american shorthair since he was a baby and he loves being held and he comes when called. Definitely taking him with me to Atlanta to a cat-friendly apt.

Financial Aid / Remember to shop around for your loans!
« on: April 05, 2007, 04:47:01 PM »

sometimes the loan that schools offer you may not be the best option if you can find a bank that will give you better terms..

Financial Aid / Re: It's all Greek to me...
« on: April 05, 2007, 02:42:08 AM »
I doubt that's the case.  Just as an example, Emory starts mailing out financial aid (not scholarships) on April 1, but their first deposit is due postmarked April 15th.

Btw Imelda, love* your user name and the way you set up your schools. Amidst all this anxiety over financing law school it made me smile.



William & Mary:

FASFA Code: 003705
Need Access: No
Deadline: 2/15/07

Washington & Lee

FASFA Code: 003768
Deadline: 2/15/07
Need Access: ?

To add one more Southeastern Schol


FAFSA Code: 001564
Deadline: 3/1/07 (FAFSA priority deadline for Emory)
Need Acces: yes (need-based aid)
School Forms: Application for need-based aid and scholarship due 2/1
CSS Profile: YES (2/1/07 priority deadline)

Question: I just submitted my CSS Profile right now, and at the end it said that "my school" sends out need-based financial aid letters starting April 1 and that I should expect to hear from them before.  But since I submitted my CSS Profile as of April 5, does that mean I will not or likely not get financial aid????

 :-[ i'd like to meet up and have drinks with you guys but i don't have facebook...... i'm open to pm's tho~

also, i'm staying at the holiday in 2 miles from the university campus. should i rent a car or cab everywhere all weekend?

and anyone staying longer? i bought a clearance ticket to atlanta so i'm staying till tuesday morning. i'll probably poke my head in on classes on monday but sunday i'm free to hang out.

 :) thanks for the advice ari~ for a junior member you seem very well-informed.

i'll see the rest of you this weekend at the emory asw!

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