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Re: title your PS?
« Reply #40 on: July 07, 2004, 09:15:32 PM »
LOL

I dunno about the rest of you guys, but without the semi-colon, I wouldn't be able tell you all that I've lived in: Glendale, AZ; Urbana, IL; Miami, FL; and Philadelphia, PA.

there you go... one of the more technical uses of the semi-colon... germans find it sexy...  :-*

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« Reply #41 on: July 07, 2004, 09:59:58 PM »
Well I just got back from re-reading War and Peace (speed reader) and not one ; anywhere  :P
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« Reply #42 on: July 07, 2004, 10:04:46 PM »
yea... maxim magazine isn't a fan of the ";" either...

who am I kidding... like i've ever read a maxim for the articles...

Well I just got back from re-reading War and Peace (speed reader) and not one ; anywhere  :P

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« Reply #43 on: July 08, 2004, 12:23:58 AM »
Ginatio, are you trying to convince us of something, or just making a sidenote?  Because Maxim magazine's views on punctuation are not going to sway me.  Now, if they said that so-and-so has the nicest ass, I'd take note of it.  But punctuation is probably outside the realm of their expertise.  I must say, though, that their magazine does have interesting articles.  If you were a girl, maybe you'd read them ;)
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« Reply #44 on: July 09, 2004, 03:52:30 PM »
a lot of schools want the PS titled with the question number it refers to; as an example, one might be called "question 17: personal statement" while another might be "item a: statement of purpose."

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« Reply #45 on: July 09, 2004, 04:32:54 PM »
But, they wouldn't really get confused about which item it referred to, would they?

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« Reply #46 on: July 09, 2004, 04:35:19 PM »
if you have attachments for your ps, extra-curriculars, diversity essay, resume, awards and honors, arrest record, plus addenda for your grade trends and other things, it helps if they're clearly labeled. plus, some apps explicitly state that they need to be labeled at the top in certain ways.

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« Reply #47 on: July 09, 2004, 04:37:44 PM »
if you have attachments for your ps, extra-curriculars, diversity essay, resume, awards and honors, arrest record, plus addenda for your grade trends and other things, it helps if they're clearly labeled. plus, some apps explicitly state that they need to be labeled at the top in certain ways.

Good point. 8)