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Re: Academic Resume
« Reply #10 on: November 02, 2006, 09:48:26 AM »
Too bad I don't have something truly interesting to write about.   


The facts are less important than the way you present them.  I seriously think it's possible for a person to write a good personal statement about walking to the grocery store.  If it's important to you, and you manage to convey that, it will be interesting.

i'm also hoping they have lowered expectations from science majors

/just sayin'

I hope they don't - gives we English majors a one-up ;)

Heh ... we're all probably over-stressing about our PS since it's such a small part of the admissions process.  The schools are all score/gpa obsessed anyway.

seriously, is it 'we english majors' or 'us english majors'


I believe that you are correct... it is "us English majors"... it's the indirect object of the verb gives

Sorry, Jhuen, but I'm just sayin'...

(And btw jer2911tx, you do not need lower expectations!)

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Re: Academic Resume
« Reply #11 on: November 02, 2006, 09:50:18 AM »
I think it's "we english majors" ... but it's probably one of those things linguists discuss/debate ad nauseum.

see, i thought it was one of those cases where you just read it without 'english majors' to see if it sounded right

I hope they don't - gives we English majors a one-up
I hope they don't - gives us we English majors a one-up
I hope they don't - gives us English majors a one-up


/just sayin'

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« Reply #12 on: November 02, 2006, 09:52:51 AM »
I think it's "we english majors" ... but it's probably one of those things linguists discuss/debate ad nauseum.

see, i thought it was one of those cases where you just read it without 'english majors' to see if it sounded right

I hope they don't - gives we English majors a one-up
I hope they don't - gives us we English majors a one-up
I hope they don't - gives us English majors a one-up


/just sayin'

TITCR.   :D

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Re: Academic Resume
« Reply #13 on: November 02, 2006, 09:56:16 AM »
I think it's "we english majors" ... but it's probably one of those things linguists discuss/debate ad nauseum.

see, i thought it was one of those cases where you just read it without 'english majors' to see if it sounded right

I hope they don't - gives we English majors a one-up
I hope they don't - gives us we English majors a one-up
I hope they don't - gives us English majors a one-up


/just sayin'

TITCR.   :D

i are so smrt

/just sayin'

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« Reply #14 on: November 02, 2006, 09:58:14 AM »
Too bad I don't have something truly interesting to write about.   


The facts are less important than the way you present them.  I seriously think it's possible for a person to write a good personal statement about walking to the grocery store.  If it's important to you, and you manage to convey that, it will be interesting.

i'm also hoping they have lowered expectations from science majors

/just sayin'

I hope they don't - gives we English majors a one-up ;)

Heh ... we're all probably over-stressing about our PS since it's such a small part of the admissions process.  The schools are all score/gpa obsessed anyway.

seriously, is it 'we english majors' or 'us english majors'


I believe that you are correct... it is "us English majors"... it's the indirect object of the verb gives

Sorry, Jhuen, but I'm just sayin'...

(And btw jer2911tx, you do not need lower expectations!)


lol
thanks
ut is still a reach, but i gave it my best shot,
and i'd be content getting accepted into smu dedman

/just sayin'

Re: Academic Resume
« Reply #15 on: November 02, 2006, 10:32:31 AM »
Yes, I realize that's the "rule" but "us English majors" sounds so ... wrong and uncultured to me :-P  Blah.

Re: Academic Resume
« Reply #16 on: November 02, 2006, 12:46:02 PM »
Yes, I realize that's the "rule" but "us English majors" sounds so ... wrong and uncultured to me :-P  Blah.

You English majors sound wrong and uncultured to us too.

/just kiddin'

Haha ... yeah, probably when we are trying to do math in our heads  ::) ... where's the damn calculator!!?!