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Important update and reminder for applicants

Hello Everyone!

We are so excited to see each and every one of you here. Before you begin the application, there are just a few reminders we'd like to cover. If you have any questions, please read through our Frequently Asked Questions. If you still don't see your answer, please post to the Applicants Group and we will respond as soon as we can.

1. The Applicants Classroom is live! This is where you go to find your learning materials and your assignments over the next four weeks. Please make sure you read the directions carefully, and post your assignments to your personal journal. Go to http://www.worldpulse.com/voices-of-our-future-application-classroom/

2. Criteria for choosing 30 Correspondents: We have posted the criteria on the landing page of this group. Please review it before starting your first assignment!

3. Intake Survey. Please make sure you fill out the intake survey before September 15th! Go to http://www.worldpulse.com/pulsewire/programs/2010-vof-intake-survey

4. Posting to the Voices of Our Future Applicants Group. This group is for important application announcements and for questions regarding the application process. Although we absolutely love hearing all your stories and your voices, we ask that you post your personal stories in your journal. Each time someone posts to the group, everyone gets a “new activity” notification. With over 500 applicants, all these notifications can get to be a little overwhelming, especially for new community members.

The best way to engage with this group and the larger PulseWire community is to post to your journal, and to ask people to become your friends by going to their profile and clicking on “add to my community”. Then, whenever you post a new journal entry, all your friends will see it!

5. Activity Notifications and email. If you are receiving too many activity notifications in your inbox and would like to turn off these notifications, just follow these simple directions:

  • a. Go to your journal
    b. Go to “Edit Account”
    c. Go to “Edit Notifications”
    d. Uncheck the third box which says “Yes! Notify me of new posts in the groups I am subscribed to”.

6. Important dates to remember! Please note, there are a few slight date changes from our original Frequently Asked Questions post.

    September 15: Application process begins
    September 21: 1st Application Assignment Due
    September 21: Week 2 materials released on Application Classroom
    September 28: 2nd Application Assignment Due
    September 28: Week 3 materials released on Application Classroom
    October 5: 3rd Application Assignment Due
    October 5: Week 4 materials released on Application Classroom
    October 12: Final Application Assignment Due
    October 13: Application process ends
    October 31: Correspondents announced!

7. PulseWire Getting Started Guide. If you haven’t already read through this, we suggest you do! It is a great introduction to being part of our amazing, online community. Go to http://www.worldpulse.com/pulsewire/about/guide

Comments

AchiengNas's picture

Noted

Thank you Rachael.
I am taking note. I hope everyone else!

Cheers

I believe everybody has the potential to live a better life. Given the Opportunity, Education and Motivation ANYONE can become someone admirable. Nobody is a NOBODY, everybody is SOMEBODY.

Rachael Maddock-Hughes's picture

Thank you and good luck on

Thank you and good luck on the application!

"In every human heart there are a few passions that last a lifetime. They're with us from the moment we're born, and nothing can dilute their intensity." Rob Brezny

Rachael. truly thanx
i did'nt get some point >>> ^_^6
but i ges that i get the other

aderonke adeyemo's picture

great happening

its a big chance to be heard by ALL.am soo trilled this is happening.

livemighty78's picture

I cant access Survey

Hi there, have been trying to access the survey but with no luck. Any other link to get it?

Rachael Maddock-Hughes's picture

Hi there, Try signing into

Hi there,

Try signing into your PulseWire journal first, and then clicking on the link. If that doesn't work, please let me know.

Kind regards,

Rachael

"In every human heart there are a few passions that last a lifetime. They're with us from the moment we're born, and nothing can dilute their intensity." Rob Brezny

sahar's picture

Well Noted

Thanks Rachael for the great assistance !

Sahar

Sincerely

Sahar Nuraddin

follow me @snuraddin
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"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing."
- Helen Keller

Rachael Maddock-Hughes's picture

You're welcome Sahar! Rachael

You're welcome Sahar!

Rachael

"In every human heart there are a few passions that last a lifetime. They're with us from the moment we're born, and nothing can dilute their intensity." Rob Brezny

Svetlana Dmitrieva's picture

Hi I need help!

I didnt understant well^( What is the topic for week 2& what is about have I write?

Svetlana Zens

mrbeckbeck's picture

Week 2 Topic

Hi Svetlana,

The assignment for Week 2 asks you to write 500 words on this:

"Tell your personal story. Describe the journey that led you to our online community and inspired you to apply for Voices of Our Future. How does this journey fit into your personal vision?"

Post your story to your personal journal with the Tag 2010 VOF Week 2

I hope this helps! I look forward to reading your story.
-Scott

PS- For more information you can check out Week 2 in the Classroom here: http://www.worldpulse.com/voices-of-our-future-application-classroom/week2

Scott Beck
World Pulse Online Community Volunteer

Svetlana Dmitrieva's picture

Thanks I got it!

Thanks I got it!

Svetlana Zens

tainadelsol's picture

How can I read other people posts

Hi, rachel im excited abou tall the possibilities invloved in becoming one of the 30 chosen. Pulsewire is in action about creating the world they want wome to live in today.

I am sorry but I have some questions about posting. I know that there is over 500 of us in this process and I would love to read other people posts and assignments but I am not sure how to go about it. Please nudge me inthe right direction.

Love DEE

In Bold Rebirth
DEE

mrbeckbeck's picture

Another way...

Hi DEE,

Karen's idea below is one good way to check in on your fellow Applicants!

Another way to see the assignments is to follow these links below (which are based on the Tags for each week):
Week 1: http://www.worldpulse.com/taxonomy/term/9694
Week 2: http://www.worldpulse.com/taxonomy/term/10060

Hope you enjoy hearing from the rest of the community!
Thanks for your question,
Scott

Scott Beck
World Pulse Online Community Volunteer

Karen Rozier's picture

One Way to Read Other People's Post

I have found that the easiest way is to go to the Group and just randomly select people and start reading. Hope that helps.

Titi's picture

Making thing work out.

Thanks Racheal for taking time to send this information out again, i think it will make thing work out fast

Noor-e-Sahar's picture

ASSIGNMENTS

Hey Rachel.
I was a little busy last few days an couldn's access internet, I have not started any of the assignments yet, Can i please do my assignments now?
REGARDS
Noor-e-Sahar
YES-06

mumbaikar's picture

i missed out on assignments

Hi,
sorry i missed out on assignments because my PC conked off and i was not able to log in.. in this case what does one do?

prachi

Rachael Maddock-Hughes's picture

Dear Prachi, I am sorry to

Dear Prachi,

I am sorry to tell you that our application is already over! Today was the last day to turn in assignments. However, we will be launching this program again next year, and I encourage you to apply again!

Kind regards,

Rachael

"In every human heart there are a few passions that last a lifetime. They're with us from the moment we're born, and nothing can dilute their intensity." Rob Brezny

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