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LJ Idol Week 14: "The Place that Can Not Be"
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Application Form


First Name: ________________________ Last Name: ___________________________
Nickname: ______________________
First/Given Middle (complete) Jr., etc.
US Social Security Number ___________________________________

Address Line 1: __________________________________________________________
Address Line 2: __________________________________________________________
City: ____________________ State: ____ Country ________
Home Phone Number: _________________________________
Email Address: _______________________________________

Birth date :__________________

Program of Interest: __Romantic Arts __Love Sciences

Ethnic Background: __Cherubim __Seraphim __Fallen __Prefer Not To Say
I assert that I am of human descent __Yes __No (for demographic purposes only)

Have any of your family members attended, or do any currently attend Cupid College? If so, list their names and years of graduation:
___________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________

Last School Attended: ______________________________________________________
Degree Achieved: __________________________________________________________

Work Experience:
Last Couple Matched: ______________________________________________________
Duration of Relationship: ___________________ Continuing? ___Yes ___No

Please list any previous romantic endeavors:
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________

ESSAY:
On an attached piece of paper, please submit 500 words, typed on ONE of the following subjects:

--What Love Means To Me
--Dante And Beatrice and the History of Deathless Romance
--Why I Want To Be a Matchmaker

LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION:
Please attach two letters of recommendation. These letters should touch in particular on your skills in the romantic arts.

TRANSCRIPT:
Please attach one copy of your current academic transcript.



SAMPLE FRESHMAN SCHEDULE


Monday


Tuesday


Wednesday


Thursday


Friday


9:00-10:15

Fundamentals of Archery

Love Potions: Lab Safety Procedures

Fundamentals of Archery

Love Potions: Lab Safety Procedures

Fundamentals of Archery
10:30-11:45

Soft, Fluffy Kittens

Conversation Heart Poetry

Soft, Fluffy Kittens

Conversation Heart Poetry

1:30-2:45

The Letters of Abelard & Heloise


The Letters of Abelard & Heloise





IMPORTANT NOTICE OF CHANGE TO ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS


Starting in the next academic year, the Board of Trustees has made the following change to the core requirements for graduation at Cupid College. We have addded Matchmaking 101: Avoiding Common Mistakes to the mandatory curriculum for Freshman, and will no longer accept a 4 or 5 on the Advanced Placement test in this subject as previous.

The course lays a foundation for our students which prevents common professional errors, such as choosing inappropriate romantic matches for their chosen subjects, after several complaints in recent years of lonely farmers suddenly becoming very much enamored of their livestock and one case of a young woman in Memphis, TN, falling in love with an empty Dorito bag. We hope that requiring an in-depth look at the pitfall of ill-planned matches will address these community concerns.


Transcript for First Three Pages

Page 1

(This is a comic)

Do any of these sound familiar?

--Do your parents ask if all you ever think about is members of the opposite sex? (Or the same sex, if that is how you roll?)
--Do you try to set your parents up on blind dates at every opportunity? Including ones when they accuse you of thinking about nothing but dating?
--Are you the member of your group of friends who acts as the go-between to ask cute boys or girls out on dates when they are too shy to do it themselves?
--Do you often spot attractive potential boyfriends and girlfriends for your single friends from across the room? Do you make them aware of these potential romantic interests?
--When you meet an attractive boy or girl, are you eager and excited to discover things you have in common? Even if it is your taste for Swiss cheese or the fact that you have both had paper cuts?

If you answered "YES" to any of these questions, Cupid College may be right for you!

Page 2

(this is a letter on stationery paper)

Dear Applicant,

We are delighted to hear of your interest in Cupid College. At Cupid College, we pride ourselves on our long tradition of matchmaking excellence and we hope you’ll be inspired to join us at our new, state-of-the-art campus.

2009 was a banner year for Cupid College. Our alumnae were responsible for over 100 million matches worldwide and the lowest number of celebrity breakups in 23 years.

Please peruse the materials enclosed and return the completed application by November 2 for Early Decision applications and January 1 for regular admissions. We also encourage you to arrange a visit to our lovely campus or, if you are too far away to visit, we will be happy to put you in touch with an alumnus in your area.

We offer a competitive financial assistance package for students who qualify. Feel free to contact our Financial Aid offices for more information on assistance as well as our merit scholarships.

At Cupid College, we truly do believe that love is the answer. We hope you’ll join us soon!

Sincerely yours,
Venus D. Milo

Venus D. Milo, President.

Page 3

(this is another comic)

Hello! Welcome to Cupid College! I'm school President Venus D. Milo. We're so delighted that you're interested in applying to our award-winning program!

We offer a competitive "Bachelor's of Love" degree as well as an excellent pre-med program for aspiring Love Doctors.

But why take MY word for it? Hear what our students have to say!

"When I'm a Love Doctor, all the ladies will want me!"
--Truro Manse, Class of 2011

"Cupid College's strong foundation in archery prepares me for the real world!"
--Ima Lovemuffin, Class of 2013

"Cupid College is dedicated to diversity!"
--Santa Claus, Class of 2012
--The Easter Bunny, Class of 2012

So take a look at this informational packet, fill out the application and financial aid forms*
*We are also on the "Common Application"

And you'll be on your way to making your matchmaking dreams a reality!



This entry was written for therealljidol Week 14: LJ Idol Week 14: The Place than Can Not Be

This round is also an Intersection! My partner is hug_machine. Find out if you should consider a career as a cupid HERE!

I second this... what an awesome place the world would be.

Man, I wish they had a free clinic.

Hey, they offer financial assistance!

I can't decide if everyone or no one should take these courses. :D

Haha, this is hilarious! Farmers and livestock...oh my chicken pie!

THAT'S WHAT HE CALLED HER.

I really want to take "The Letters of Abelard & Heloise." To the point where I'm considering filling out the application.

So do I. I know it's not very funny only because it is AWESOME.

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Awesome!

And thank you so much! I wasn't sure how people would take it!

Sign me up for "Soft, Fluffy Kittens" please. Can I take it as an undeclared graduate student?

We do allow a limited number of audits as a non-matriculating student, but you would not get credit for the course.

LOOOOOOOOOOOOVE IT!!!!

Especially love the class The Letters of Abelard & Heloise.

This is too effing cute! :)

Aw, thanks! I wasn't sure how many people knew Abelard & Heloise but I heart them.

One of my coworkers just struck out on the 13th try of setting one of our other coworkers up.
This program sounds PERFECT for her!

Excellent! I will send them an informational pamphlet.

D'awwh, your entry is soooo thoroughly awesomesauce with a side of mint. XD

I'm so happy we got to work together!! ♥

Mine is up and I just hope it doesn't drag us down or anything...>>;

You are all linkied and yours is AMAZING. It says I should be Santa Claus!

Wow, I loved this. SOOO creative! I think this is my favorite entry of yours all season so far and that is saying a lot since I like your work:)

I love seeing all the ways you can be creative:)

I needed to laugh today and this helped, thanks!

Aw, thank you so much! Cat had the starting idea and I just worked off of it to come up with something Valentine's themed!

VENUS D. MILO, YOU SO WIN LOL!!!

Venus D. Milo said that you too, can win, if you just follow the steps for winners laid out in her newest book, "How to Win Like a Winner."

Do they accept transfer students? As I agonize over accounting, majoring in Romantic Arts and taking a class on Soft, Fluffy Kittens sounds absolutely wonderful.

Yes, they will accept transfer students from accredited universities, but you will be expected to retake several of the core requirements.

Hmm I'll be needing to contact some people for those letters of recommendation about my "skills in the romantic arts" ;)

It is recommended that at least one of your references comes from a teacher or supervisor.

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