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Old 01-28-2019, 10:13 PM   #376
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Old 01-29-2019, 12:33 AM   #377
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Tell her to sign up in Colorado too, then send a needy child in her place.
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Old 01-30-2019, 07:37 AM   #378
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w00t!!!!
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Old 02-02-2019, 11:43 AM   #379
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really more reportage than braggadocio. them's the facts!

thank you for the update!
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Old 02-02-2019, 11:50 PM   #380
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and now it gets stressful. (for PoloGirl) ...her Honors thesis supervisor (who is also in charge of the Dig she does each summer) is advising her to go to Colorado because the program is "more rigorous"

but on a happier note, the team used her pic in a promo for the tournament next week....
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Old 02-03-2019, 01:03 AM   #381
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She'd have to get acclimated (mile high over there) and culturally adjusted. I hope she likes mountains. I've lived in Denver and I liked it. OTOH, I've dated an Indiana native who went to CU Boulder and didn't like it enough to drop out and join the military where I met her shortly afterwards. Different strokes...

She'll need reliable personal transportation to keep from going stir-crazy, additional winter wardrobe, possibly backpacking and skiing equipment. It's about 30 mi. to the big city; so, she'll have to make the most of local escapes during the week. Send her lots of gas money for the weekends.

Would the "more rigorous" CU Boulder credentials really carry much more weight in the job market for her field than her first choice?
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Old 02-03-2019, 04:55 AM   #382
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...additional winter wardrobe,...
The way this winter in going in MI she may have enough by spring.
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Would the "more rigorous" CU Boulder credentials really carry much more weight in the job market for her field than her first choice?
Working harder to get to the same place doesn't sound logical, but there will always be some who take the high road for personal reasons.
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Old 02-03-2019, 09:32 AM   #383
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The additional wardrobe will be specialized for recreational activities. She's probably not doing much skiing right now. Taking the high road for personal reasons has to offset the practical considerations she'll face like finding an affordable auto club that will make service calls if her car breaks down or something runs into her on trips out in the mountain range.
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