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ceazaro

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    2016 Fall
  1. Hi guys, Im not really sure if this is the right Place for this, but I'm currently trying to write my SOP but am confused as to whether I should address my year off in my SOP or in an addendum. To explain further: I did a three year undergrad in the UK and during my first two years suffered from 'moderately-severe depression'. My grades suffered and my GPA for both years was the equivalent of a 3.0. My doctor and my professors recommended I take a year out to recover and sort everything out - which I did. I then managed to complete my final year with a GPA equivalent to a 3.6 and with a 4.0
  2. Hi guys, I've got a couple of questions regarding the conversion of a UK GPA to a US GPA. Firstly, do US grad schools take account of the weightings UK universities give to each year of UG? In the UK, first year marks do not count towards your final GPA and second year marks account for only 25% of your final GPA, with third year accounting for 75%. Do US grad schools take this into account or will they include all marks and weight them all equally? This would be a problem for me as, due to rather serious health issues, I received the equivalent of a 3.0 in both my first and second years,
  3. Hi Everyone, I'd like to apply to study for a Masters in Anthropology (with an emphasis on the anthropology of food). However, my undergraduate degree is in Management and Marketing and I have no work experience in the field of anthropology. To confuse things further, I went to culinary school last year and am currently work as a Baker. When I graduated from university in 2011, I didn't know what to do so I decided to do something seemingly more productive than trying to 'find' myself on a beach in Thailand (as the majority of my friends did). I'm really struggling to work out how I can tu
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