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Do Model UN awards give me a hook?
Hi, so I'm thinking about applying to Columbia next year for IR/international policy, and I know I need a special "hook" in my EC's to really grab their attention and show them I'm accomplished among other applicants. I love model un and it's one of the few things I really succeed in, as debate and public speaking makes me so happy. This year I'm attending 6 conferences, one being the Harvard conference in January, and 2 others that are considered competitive and national. The others are normal high schools in the circuit here on Long Island. I plan on gaveling at least 2, and getting some sort of honorable mention or outstanding at one of the national ones. The high school circuit is significantly easier, as most of the delegates to it as a casual EC. So I guess what I'm trying to say, is that are a bunch of model un awards held at the same level as a bunch of speech and debate awards? I also started my schools mock trial and debate team, but it doesn't happen until next year, I researched if I could participate as a single and not be affiliated with a school and couldn't find any information. Btw I have more EC's, but I want to make my application centered around model un.7 replies
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