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Comment author: davidc 03 April 2017 09:06:07PM *  3 points [-]

For what it's worth, I think maybe this would be improved by some more information about the standards for application acceptance. (Apologies if that already exists somewhere that I haven't been able to find.)

[Edited to remove the word "transparency", which might have different connotations than I intended.]

Comment author: Julia_Wise  (EA Profile) 03 April 2017 11:27:18PM 2 points [-]

For Boston, the main thing that I expect to make the difference between otherwise similar applications is whether the person is at a turning point in their studies or career, or has knowledge or experience that would likely be helpful to others who are at a turning point.