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Old 05-31-2007, 08:01 PM   #1
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Default On an application, what does "Familiar Name" mean?

It lists a field for Given Name and Surname and also Familiar name.

It says in brackets "to be used on name cards, etc", so I just assume it would be my first and last name without my middle initials?
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Old 05-31-2007, 08:02 PM   #2
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Old 05-31-2007, 08:04 PM   #3
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It's on the MBA application form.
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Old 05-31-2007, 08:05 PM   #4
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Default On an application, what does "Familiar Name" mean?

I would guess the name you go by. Say you have some complicated came and you simplify it a bit. I guess that would make sense being the name people are "familiar" with calling you.
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Old 05-31-2007, 08:06 PM   #5
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I'm thinking you ought to rethink that MBA application and spend some time in the real world.
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Old 05-31-2007, 08:08 PM   #6
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Default On an application, what does "Familiar Name" mean?

It's means what do you call your magical pet...what level dungeon master are you anyway?
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Old 05-31-2007, 08:10 PM   #7
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Default On an application, what does "Familiar Name" mean?

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It's means what do you call your magical pet...what level dungeon master are you anyway?
LOL :laugh:
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Old 05-31-2007, 08:12 PM   #8
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Default On an application, what does "Familiar Name" mean?

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It's on the MBA application form.
That doesn't make your e-penis bigger, and WTF does that have to do with anything? :roll:

It means nickname.

http://www.answers.com/topic/nickname
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Old 05-31-2007, 08:13 PM   #9
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It's what you go by, your handle, your identity yo!

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Old 05-31-2007, 08:57 PM   #10
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Huh. Based on your name I always thought you were all about the cookin'. Why you applying for business school? Get back in the kitchen and make me some pie.
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Old 05-31-2007, 08:59 PM   #11
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Default On an application, what does "Familiar Name" mean?

Your resume says your name is William or Robert.

Your "familliar name" might be Bill or Bob. Or maybe you use your middle name most of the time...

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My name is Cao Ni Ma. I go by Ni, so my familiar name is Ni Ma.
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It's the name your Vampire Masters have given you.
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Old 05-31-2007, 09:16 PM   #15
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Hello and thank you for calling Dell. My name is Sundi Ahri Hundar but you may call me Steve.

Steve is a familiar name.
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It's on the MBA application form.
I go by my middle name. I would put my middle name in that spot.

Another way to put it would be "preferred name"
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I'm thinking you ought to rethink that MBA application and spend some time in the real world.
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Old 05-31-2007, 09:22 PM   #18
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It's means what do you call your magical pet...what level dungeon master are you anyway?
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