Originally Posted by KPEngineer
Please don't misunderstand. I'm not saying the place couldn't be better, nor am I saying the PA shouldn't be involved. What I am saying is that the M/N are their own best advocates. They know best what will benefit their morale and what won’t. I just feel like we are talking ABOUT them when we should be talking TO them.
Comparing KP to the other schools is not really a fair comparison and will lead to perpetual disappointment.
- Bloom where you are planted. Worry about where you are, and not where you would rather be. Do the best you can there and make it better.
- Focus on the things you can control and forget the things you can’t
This fact we, and the M/N already know, and you can say that about almost any school. Whether we (KP) like it or not, they are competing for a) students to apply there and b) students to stay. Yield, retention, % acceptance, etc, are all part of the "appeal" of many schools, including KP. It's uniqueness, does not require "poor circumstances" (in some cases), where there are simple, cheap ideas, to lighten the mood every now and then. BTW the PA's DO talk to the M/N.