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Updating Master List of Acceptances

ColumbiaMomColumbiaMom Registered User Posts: 248 Junior Member
edited December 2005 in Parents Forum
I enjoyed looking at the list and seeing the most recent acceptances listed at the top of the list. Now that it's in alphabetical order, unless you're looking for someone's name in particular, it's difficult to see who's been added most recently. Anybody agree that the old way was the better way?
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Replies to: Updating Master List of Acceptances

  • audiophileaudiophile Registered User Posts: 2,587 Senior Member
    The problem was with multiple acceptances per student, it was impossible to find what was added. The new way enables you to see who's posting, then find their name which lists the school(s). It also helps to cross reference the "celebration" thread.
  • xiggixiggi Registered User Posts: 25,441 Senior Member
    The solution is to update the "old" list and only alphabetize it at regular intervals -like weekly. This way the old list continues to show the most recent news on top and the alphabetized list helps find a particular entry.
  • Cami215Cami215 Registered User Posts: 878 Member
    Good idea!
  • ColumbiaMomColumbiaMom Registered User Posts: 248 Junior Member
    I second that, but it's probably going to require a vote :-)
  • DonemomDonemom Registered User Posts: 890 Member
    I think if each new poster puts their news at the top -spaced above the list, and then also adds it into the alphabetized stuff below, it would be the easiest. Then the next person just copies the list (leaving out the "news" at the top), and does the same two things with their info. That way, there's only one continuously evolving list that's in alphabetical order, but you can easily see what the latest acceptance is.
  • ColumbiaMomColumbiaMom Registered User Posts: 248 Junior Member
    An even better idea. See, I'm not that difficult to please. LOL.
  • Cami215Cami215 Registered User Posts: 878 Member
    I agree. :)
  • condor30condor30 Registered User Posts: 1,083 Senior Member
    sounds like a good idea:)
  • NJresNJres Registered User Posts: 6,063 Senior Member
    What we need is a college acceptance FORUM, so every parent can start their own thread.... uh-oh, somebody is going to take this suggestion seriously!
  • carolyncarolyn Registered User Posts: 7,435 Senior Member
    I like seeing it all in one place --- I think Donemom has the best solution. Just put "new" news at the top, add to the alphabetical list below. That will work.
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