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should i send this?

prateek92prateek92 Registered User Posts: 1,159 Senior Member
edited February 2009 in Brown University
ok so im an international freshman applicant
i sent some poems along with my app ad supplemental materials....
in the covering letter i tied my poetry writing with the Literary club i started in my neighborhood....
i have a well..."vision" for the club and its website....my teacher looked at it and advised me to send it to some of the colleges that im applying to....

could anyone read that para...its a small one...and tell me if its any help?
ill pm it over.....
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Replies to: should i send this?

  • prateek92prateek92 Registered User Posts: 1,159 Senior Member

    i need help :(
  • superwomansuperwoman Registered User Posts: 751 Member
    yea sure, I sent a business plan I made for a National Competition I won and it's like 12 pages. Along with it though I sent a letter explaining why I sent the business plan just in case they can't read the entire document. But sure I wouldn't mind, I have a snow day today anyway. No school!

    You can email me at [email]lwagnac****[/email]
  • prateek92prateek92 Registered User Posts: 1,159 Senior Member
    one reply....sad :(
  • oreo45oreo45 Registered User Posts: 404 Member
    If you already sent it why ask now?
  • prateek92prateek92 Registered User Posts: 1,159 Senior Member
    umm...i sent the poems and the covering letter

    now i want to follow up on the covering letter and sent a sort of continuation letter....
    i mentioned my club in the one i sent....but didn't expand on it there
  • StillClaySoulStillClaySoul - Posts: 10 New Member
    i wouldn't worry about what has been sent. what's done is done. i will take a look at it if you like.

    i would NOT send another letter about it. one is enough.

    and for the record, it's called a cover letter, not a covering letter. you need to have your grammar and word choice correct or you will look less qualified.
  • newjerseykidnewjerseykid Registered User Posts: 106 Junior Member
    ill read it if u want..pm it over
  • lemonslemons Registered User Posts: 153 Junior Member
    i'll read it just pm it to me :]
  • GabbaGabbaHeyGabbaGabbaHey Registered User Posts: 186 Junior Member
    My only caveat would be along the lines of what I read in another thread (not sure if Brown or some other school). An admission officer answered a question similar to this by saying "Just make sure that whatever you send us is REALLY additional information, and not just a rehash from a different angle. More worse than omitting something from you packet is to ohave us read something you sent in and have us say 'What was the point of that?'. We get maybe 15 minutes for the first pass through your packet. If 5 of those minutes are spent on drivel..."

    For what it's worth.
  • b'smomb'smom Registered User Posts: 712 Member
    And another rep from Princeton encouraged students to keep their applications brief-those reading these things get really tired.
  • prateek92prateek92 Registered User Posts: 1,159 Senior Member
    oh okie thanks for the advice

    yes its actually new info...not anywhere else on my app file
    and its short.....less than a page single spaced

    the "idea" is different...and the poems well
    those who've read them...enjoy them :D
    so m keeping me fingers crossed
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