Sheeet!! I just dicovered a mistake on my GPA addendum!!

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Sheeet!! I just dicovered a mistake on my GPA addendum!!

Postby dpk711 » Thu Nov 04, 2010 6:47 pm

What do do??

Apparently in my addendum I said my GPA for the first two years was a 2.92 when in reality it was a 3.15...
Am I screwed?? Will they check and calculate the GPAs?? What do I do??

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Re: Sheeet!! I just dicovered a mistake on my GPA addendum!!

Postby bk1 » Thu Nov 04, 2010 6:49 pm

You can email schools with an edited version and request that they update it. Or you could just do nothing and hope they don't notice or that if they notice it won't change anything.

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Re: Sheeet!! I just dicovered a mistake on my GPA addendum!!

Postby calvmpv » Thu Nov 04, 2010 6:55 pm

I have no answer for you...but the same thing happened to me. Except to a lesser degree. I accidently put that my GPA was 3.62 instead of 3.64. Meh.

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Re: Sheeet!! I just dicovered a mistake on my GPA addendum!!

Postby dpk711 » Thu Nov 04, 2010 7:43 pm

I just sent all schools I applied an email apologizing and asking them to correct the mistake...

FML :|

anyways, at least I didn't apply to Penn, G-Town, and Columbia yet...

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Re: Sheeet!! I just dicovered a mistake on my GPA addendum!!

Postby MTal » Thu Nov 04, 2010 7:45 pm

You're f'ed. Not because of your addendum, but because you are going to law school.

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Re: Sheeet!! I just dicovered a mistake on my GPA addendum!!

Postby dpk711 » Thu Nov 04, 2010 7:58 pm

MTal wrote:You're f'ed. Not because of your addendum, but because you are going to law school.


thank you for the encouragement...

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Re: Sheeet!! I just dicovered a mistake on my GPA addendum!!

Postby HeavenWood » Fri Nov 05, 2010 1:44 am

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Re: Sheeet!! I just dicovered a mistake on my GPA addendum!!

Postby sundance95 » Fri Nov 05, 2010 1:49 am

HeavenWood wrote:(before anyone freaks out at me, I'm Jewish as well... and a Zionist to boot).


Oh, so it's okay...

MTal's a douche, but where did that come from?

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Re: Sheeet!! I just dicovered a mistake on my GPA addendum!!

Postby HeavenWood » Fri Nov 05, 2010 1:50 am

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Re: Sheeet!! I just dicovered a mistake on my GPA addendum!!

Postby dpk711 » Fri Nov 05, 2010 10:03 am

anyways, we're way off topic now... any ideas on how much this will hurt me??

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Re: Sheeet!! I just dicovered a mistake on my GPA addendum!!

Postby IfByWhiskey770 » Fri Nov 05, 2010 3:26 pm

MTal wrote:You're f'ed. Not because of your addendum, but because you are going to law school.


Hey MTal. It's easy to be a douche on the internet when you're anonymous and don't really have to say things to a person's face, isn't it?

:mrgreen:

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Re: Sheeet!! I just dicovered a mistake on my GPA addendum!!

Postby HeavenWood » Fri Nov 05, 2010 3:31 pm

IfByWhiskey770 wrote:
MTal wrote:You're f'ed. Not because of your addendum, but because you are going to law school.


Hey MTal. It's easy to be a douche on the internet when you're anonymous and don't really have to say things to a person's face, isn't it?

:mrgreen:


For MTal, I have a feeling it's just as easy to be a douche in real life.

OP: You did the right thing by contacting the schools. Mistakes happen, and having a minor screwup on an addendum is not nearly as severe as making an error on your personal statement.

If you do get dinged, I give you 100,000 to 1 odds it wasn't because of one little typo on your GPA addendum.

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Re: Sheeet!! I just dicovered a mistake on my GPA addendum!!

Postby SpiteFence » Fri Nov 05, 2010 3:40 pm

dpk711 wrote:anyways, we're way off topic now... any ideas on how much this will hurt me??


You're one of more than 5000+ applications. They won't remember unless you make a big deal about it, so don't make a big deal about it.

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Re: Sheeet!! I just dicovered a mistake on my GPA addendum!!

Postby dpk711 » Fri Nov 05, 2010 3:45 pm

HeavenWood wrote:
IfByWhiskey770 wrote:
MTal wrote:You're f'ed. Not because of your addendum, but because you are going to law school.


Hey MTal. It's easy to be a douche on the internet when you're anonymous and don't really have to say things to a person's face, isn't it?

:mrgreen:


For MTal, I have a feeling it's just as easy to be a douche in real life.

OP: You did the right thing by contacting the schools. Mistakes happen, and having a minor screwup on an addendum is not nearly as severe as making an error on your personal statement.

If you do get dinged, I give you 100,000 to 1 odds it wasn't because of one little typo on your GPA addendum.


thanks man

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Re: Sheeet!! I just dicovered a mistake on my GPA addendum!!

Postby dpk711 » Fri Nov 05, 2010 3:46 pm

SpiteFence wrote:
dpk711 wrote:anyways, we're way off topic now... any ideas on how much this will hurt me??


You're one of more than 5000+ applications. They won't remember unless you make a big deal about it, so don't make a big deal about it.


Yeah I sent emails notifying the admissions committees of the schools that I applied. Most of them have replied so far saying that they are thankful of notifying them of the mistake... everythings fine i guess then




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