My First Review – Abby Kraycar

My First Review - Abby Kraycar Welcome back to another edition of My First Review. Although reviews typically cover observations from a single event, all the work that judges do outside of events creates many opportunities for feedback. In her first review, Abby Kraycar took the time to acknowledge Chris Wendelboe’s contributions to the judge program as a mentor outside of events. Let’s take take a look. THE REVIEW Date: December 10, 2015 Event: GP Pittsburgh Reviewer:

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My First Review – George Gavrilita

Welcome back to another edition of My First Review. Looking back on the first two reviews we’ve featured, I noticed that both were longer than a typical first review. While their length is by no means a bad thing, I don’t want to give judges the wrong idea of what to expect out of their first review. Reviews don’t have to be long. In fact, last week on The Feedback Loop, wrote an article advocating that less is often more. This brief first review comes to us courtesy of of Torino,

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My First Review – Joe Wiesenberg

Welcome back to another edition of My First Review. A judge’s first review usually comes from an event they’ve judged, but rarely is the event their first. Why is that? Perhaps there’s just so much going on when you judge that writing reviews falls by the wayside. It could be that, as judges, we have to go out of our way to observe our fellow judges. But what if there is another way to observe a judge? A way that doesn’t distract you from what you’re trying to do at an event? Despite

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My First Review – Adam Eidelsafy

Welcome back to My First Review! In last month’s introduction to this feature, I told you how the first review I received influenced the first review I wrote and ultimately began my interest in this project. Today, using my actual first review, I’m going to begin our series of features by showing you my first review. Let’s see what we can learn. THE BACKSTORY Two factors led me to get that first review done, a very enthusiastic , and my L2 Advancement. You can read the full story

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You Never Forget Your First Review

There are two reviews that I'll never forget: the first review I received and the first review I wrote. When I graduated to L1, I received my first review from . I was immediately impressed by his ability to communicate so much in so few words. Dave’s matter of fact tone in describing my strengths filled me with pride. Rather than tearing me down, his description of my areas for improvement gave me goals to strive for. As a whole, the review gave me a clear picture of myself and my contributions

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