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  1. <cut text="GENERAL POST"><div style="max-width:900px; text-align: justify; font-family: Verdana, San-serif; font-size: 0.8rem;"><center><!--IMAGE--><img src="https://i.imgur.com/EkBt66u.png" style="max-width: 900px; width:100%; display: block;">
  2. <!--HEADER--><span style="color: #AAAAAA; font-size: 2.5rem; font-family: Palatino Linotype, Palatino, Serif; display: block; letter-spacing:1px; border-bottom: #BBBBBB 1px solid; padding-bottom: 10px;">APPLICATIONS</span>
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  5. <b style="font-size:25px;padding-right:1px;font-family:Palatino Linotype;">APPLICATIONS ARE CURRENTLY <font color=#ff0000>CLOSED</b>
  6. <b><i>5/5 FACULTY SLOTS AVAILABLE</i></b>
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  8. Welcome to Daybreak Academy's applications page. Make sure that you have read through our <a href=#>FAQs</a> and <a href=#>Taken</a> pages before applying. Applications are always open, unless stated otherwise.
  9. <ul><ul><li> Daybreak Academy is an Alternate Universe game. All characters being applied into the game must create an AU background to fit into the established setting.
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  11. <li> Original Characters are permitted in Daybreak Academy, but they must be designed to fit the setting.
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  13. <li> All applications will be processed within <b>72 hours of receipt</b>, on a first-come-first-serve basis.
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  15. <li> Players can have up to <b>3 characters</b> in the game.
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  17. <li> Applicants have the option to provide sample thread(s) with their applications, or answering 10 questions from the IC Interview Questionnaire.
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  19. <li> Academy faculty positions will first be given to current players, with further preference to players who wanted to app a faculty member in the previous cycle but did not get an opportunity. After these priorities have been fulfilled, faculty positions will open to new players. No player may play more than <b>1 faculty member</b> at a time.
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  21. <li>Please post a link to your application below using the form below:</ul></ul>
  22. <b style="font-size:20px;padding-right:1px;font-family:Palatino Linotype;">STUDENT APPLICATION FORM</b>
  23. <textarea><b>PLAYER INFORMATION</b>
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  25. <b>Name:</b> (Your player name)
  26. <b>Contact:</b> (A contact we can use to reach you. Applicable contacts include Plurk, a link to a Dreamwidth journal including the journal for the character you intend to play, or an email if preferred)
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  28. <b>CANON CHARACTER INFORMATION</b>
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  30. <b>Character Name:</b> (Name of the character you are apping)
  31. <b>Canon:</b> (Name of the canon your character is from)
  32. <b>Backstory:</b> (Backstory of the character you are applying with. A link to a wiki article is acceptable. If you are applying an Original Character, this section may be skipped.)
  33. <b>Strengths:</b> (List and briefly describe 3 factors in your character's personality that would be considered things that make them strong and successful)
  34. <b>Flaws:</b> (List and briefly describe 3 factors in your character's personality that impede them and stand in the way of their success)
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  36. <b>AU INFORMATION</b>
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  38. <b>AU Character Name:</b> (This can be the same as canon name if appropriate)
  39. <b>AU Backstory:</b> (What was it like for your character growing up and living in this setting? This can either be a bullet-point list or a few paragraphs, but it should include things such as the emergence of their power and any involvement in a Secret Society.)
  40. <b>AU Personality Deviation:</b> (Briefly describe how the character differs from their canon iteration. This can be a bullet-point list or a few short paragraphs. If you are apping an original character, this section may be skipped.)
  41. <b>Race:</b> (Many characters will be human, but characters from the Outland are also permitted if desired. Outland , as well as afflicted characters such as Vampires or Werewolves. Common mythological creatures are generally permissible, but may require additional organization with the mods for acceptance.)
  42. <b>Secret Society:</b> (Describe your character's place within a Secret Society if applicable. If the character is a Candle, this can be as simple as having manifested powers and been recruited to the school but if the character is a Vampire or Werewolf, this should be more in-depth about their clan and their standing within their clan)
  43. <b>Grade:</b> (What Grade is your character in? Grade is typically applied by age, with Kindergarten starting from ages 5-6, 1st grade from 6-7, and so on. Characters are eligible for Undergrad at ages 18-19 and Graduate at ages 22 and on, but there is no upward age limit for Undergrad or Graduate programs, Daybreak Academy is very welcoming of nontraditional students. This factors mental age, so if your character is very young mentally even if they are older physically or vice-versa, they'll be placed in a grade appropriate to their age.)
  44. <b>Powers:</b> (Describe how your characters abilities manifest and how they use them. Powers can be modeled closely to a character's canon abilities, with the major caveat being they will have to be reduced in overall power if they include abilities that can shatter planets or otherwise break the game)
  45. <b>RP Sample:</b> A Sample may be any of the following:
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  47. -A group of threads totaling 10 comments in the TDM between at least two characters, with each thread having at least 3 comments from your character
  48. -A one-paragraph in-character first person informal sample and three-paragraph in-character third person narrative sample
  49. -Answer at least 10 of the sample questions below, as posed to you on your application interview</textarea>
  50. <B>OPTIONAL IC INTERVIEW QUESTIONNAIRE</b>
  51. <textarea><b>Questions Sample Prompt:</b> (The following scenario is available to all characters who are apping in and is considered canon - before formal admittance into Daybreak Academy the administrative staff will give a series of questions and prompts to get a better feel for the character. Respond to the prompts in-character. Characters may lie, mark if they do with the word "lie" in parenthesis after the question answer.)
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  53. 1. What do you most desire for your educational experience?
  54. 2. What do you hope to achieve in the future?
  55. 3. Describe your idea of an ideal school experience.
  56. 4. What is essential for a school to offer to its students?
  57. 5. What do you feel most limits you from achieving your true potential?
  58. 6. What course work most excites you? Why?
  59. 7. What course work do you most detest? Why?
  60. 8. What activities do you participate in outside your education?
  61. 9. When given free time, what do you do with it?
  62. 10. When under pressure of a tight deadline, how do you respond?
  63. 11. What do you most expect from your peers?
  64. 12. When working with a group, how do you organize to achieve your ultimate goal?
  65. 13. Do you feel you can rely on your peers, or do you feel you must excel on your own?
  66. 14. In this ever-changing world, what most excites you about the future?
  67. 15. What about the future do you fear the most?
  68. 16. What memories do you hope to hold at the end of your journey?
  69. 17. What in the future do you fear the most?</textarea>
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  71. <b style="font-size:20px;padding-right:1px;font-family:Palatino Linotype;">FACULTY APPLICATION FORM</b>
  72. <textarea><b>PLAYER INFORMATION</b>
  73.  
  74. <b>Name:</b> (Your player name)
  75. <b>Contact:</b> (A contact we can use to reach you. Applicable contacts include Plurk, a link to a Dreamwidth journal including the journal for the character you intend to play, or an email if preferred)
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  77. <b>CANON CHARACTER INFORMATION</b>
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  79. <b>Character Name:</b> (Name of the character you are apping)
  80. <b>Canon:</b> (Name of the canon your character is from)
  81. <b>Backstory:</b> (Backstory of the character you are applying with. A link to a wiki article is acceptable. If you are applying an Original Character, this section may be skipped.)
  82. <b>Strengths:</b> (List and briefly describe 3 factors in your character's personality that would be considered things that make them strong and successful)
  83. <b>Flaws:</b> (List and briefly describe 3 factors in your character's personality that impede them and stand in the way of their success)
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  85. <b>AU INFORMATION</b>
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  87. <b>AU Character Name:</b> (This can be the same as canon name if appropriate)
  88. <b>AU Backstory:</b> (What was it like for your character growing up and living in this setting? This can either be a bullet-point list or a few paragraphs, but it should include things such as the emergence of their power and any involvement in a Secret Society, and how they reached the point where they chose to become faculty at the Academy.)
  89. <b>AU Personality Deviation:</b> (Briefly describe how the character differs from their canon iteration. This can be a bullet-point list or a few short paragraphs. If you are apping an original character, this section may be skipped.)
  90. <b>Race:</b> (Many characters will be human, but characters from the Outland are also permitted if desired. Outland , as well as afflicted characters such as Vampires or Werewolves. Common mythological creatures are generally permissible, but may require additional organization with the mods for acceptance.)
  91. <b>Secret Society:</b> (Describe your character's place within a Secret Society if applicable. If the character is a Candle, this can be as simple as having manifested powers and been recruited to the school but if the character is a Vampire or Werewolf, this should be more in-depth about their clan and their standing within their clan)
  92. <b>Position:</b> (Describe the position your character occupies in the school. This can be something as simple as Janitor or Administrator, or, more commonly, a Teacher of some sort such as "PE Instructor", "Professor of Magic", or "Ghost Punching Instructor".)
  93. <b>Powers:</b> (Describe how your characters abilities manifest and how they use them. Powers can be modeled closely to a character's canon abilities, with the major caveat being they will have to be reduced in overall power if they include abilities that can shatter planets or otherwise break the game)
  94. <b>RP Sample:</b> A Sample may be any of the following:
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  96. -10 comments in the TDM between at least two characters, with each thread having at least 4 comments from your character
  97. -A one-paragraph in-character first person informal sample and three-paragraph in-character third person narrative sample
  98. -Answer at least 10 of the sample questions below, as posed to you on your application interview.</textarea>
  99. <b>OPTIONAL IC INTERVIEW QUESTIONNAIRE</b>
  100. <textarea><b>Questions Sample Prompt:</b> (The following scenario is available to all characters who are apping in and is considered canon - all prospective teachers for the academy are interviewed by staff members to ensure they're a good fit. The definition of "good fit" seems to vary wildly from staffer to staffer.)
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  102. 1. Tell us about your educational background.
  103. 2. Tell us about your teaching experience.
  104. 3. What unique perspectives do you think you bring to the academy?
  105. 4. What, in your opinion, is the most important thing for a school to provide to its students?
  106. 5. Describe your communication style and how you interact with coworkers.
  107. 6. How do you encourage students to push themselves and take their schoolwork seriously?
  108. 7. How do you manage students who are defiant or acting out?
  109. 8. How do you encourage and mentor students who are struggling or depressed?
  110. 9. What, in your opinion, is the most important lesson to teach every student that walks through our doors?
  111. 10. Describe a positive teaching experience you had and what you did.
  112. 11. Describe a negative teaching experience you had and what you did to turn it around.
  113. 12. Describe a negative experience with a coworker and how you handled it.
  114. 13. How do you think your current boss or supervisor would describe your job performance?
  115. 14. What would you say are your greatest teaching strengths?
  116. 15. What are your biggest teaching weaknesses?
  117. 16. One of the requirements of Academy Faculty is protecting students from that which might do them harm. Tell us how equipped you are to do this.
  118. 17. What are you willing to sacrifice for your students?</textarea>
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