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Anonymous BS says
Can you address the following topic in a blog post?
Does starting to write essays on some schools (say X,Y,..) better than some other schools (A,B,..)? i.e. some schools whose essays are more extensive such that the thought process, the brainstorming of ideas and the essay writing/revisions help some other schools that have essays that may have relatively straight forward or similar or a subset of the first set. (Assuming that one is applying all of these apps in same round and has time for all of them. )
Hey guys, some info:
I talked to a couple of J-termers, they all say that overall tons of J-termers are sponsored consultants/entreprenuers/family business, but also there are regular people, and career changers as well. They enjoyed finishing up school earlier and forming a close relationship with smaller clusters.
And the J-termers I talked to are all sponsored consultants…
J-Term clusters aren’t smaller, there’s just fewer of them than in the August start. And getting into the J-Term as a career changer is a tricky proposition. Not sure what “regular people” means in this context. 😉
Talking to students is a great way to find out about a school. Thanks for reporting back on what you’ve heard.
Hey Snark, if you look at the data yes J-Term clustters are not smaller, the guys actually said they enjoyed a ‘small cohort’, so my bad on that part. The point in their emails is to tell me that yes, even if you are a career swithcher you can still probably do J-terms, because we do have those people here, they said ‘fair share’, but it became a bit less convincing when they are all sponsored consultants. 🙂
And our point is that career-switchers have a hard time GETTING IN to the J-Term.