The Sims 3 University sectionEdit
I notice 2 things that I want to talk about. First of all, while the article said the factor used in calculation of aptitude test score are different from the one use in gaining the performance, I went to check it out, and the list are identical. Can someone confirm this please?
Also, if possible, I think it would be a good idea to start a separate page for the university systems that works in the game.The expansion pack section doesn't go into that great of a detail, and it would be annoying for people (or me, at the very least) to look up different pages on wikia only to find detail on the aptitude test, enroll into uni, life in Uni, and benefit afterward.
- Yes, the factors are different. For example, the Born Salesperson trait is one of the factors that give scores in Business major while taking the aptitude test. The major itself, however, will not benefit from this trait (the beneficial traits are Ambitious, Genius, Workaholic, Burglar, Charismatic, Evil, Frugal, Mooch, and Perceptive). Mixology skill also contributes to Business major in the aptitude test, but not while in the university.
- It is actually how wikia works. The articles are separated by the topics. This article specifically explains the scholarship in details. Because this article is about scholarship, explaining about majors will be irrelevant, because it will have to be described in its own page. Nikel Talk – Vote! 14:08, June 27, 2013 (UTC)
The Mendel Award for Oxygen Donation and Repletion Edit
So apparently The Sims 2 has another scholarship not mentioned on this list, and it's an elusive one: The Mendel Award for Oxygen Donation and Repletion, good for 1,250 Simoleons once the kid goes to college. The family that I'm playing right now consists of two Moms with four sons and two daughters; four of those children are teens, two of them just applied for scholarships and got this one, and one of the mothers is presently at the top of the Education career track: an Education Minister. I'm a big fan of having parents in Education careers because Education's career reward (the bookshelf) is a huge help with Skilling up your Simmy kids and getting them off to college, but this is honestly the first time I've run into this scholarship.
So got curious about what prompted that award, so I came here first, but this article says nothing. But I've Googled up one (and only one) reference to this scholarship, and apparently it's because the kids have an Education Minister as a parent; to wit, the scholarship is a bogus award for merely breathing (as per its name), as if awarded from parent to child in a nepotistic fashion. Which I myself think is hilarious. If this is what I can look forward to, then Mom #2's going to be stuck as an Education Minister until they hatch out four more children and Mom #1 picks up the 15,000-point Aspiration that I've had locked on her for about a real-life week now. Sims with Family Aspirations are fun like that! :-D
Edit: It should also be noted that this scholarship does NOT have a memory token. All other scholarships my teen got showed correctly in memories, but this one doesn't appear. I suppose, under the circumstances, it isn't a real scholarship, which is likely the reason for this.