ADDENDUM FOR TWO CANCELS and a 165...PLEASE HELP!

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fallofrome213
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ADDENDUM FOR TWO CANCELS and a 165...PLEASE HELP!

Postby fallofrome213 » Mon Jan 04, 2010 4:35 pm

Do I need one??

The two cancels were 6-09 and 9-09, and the 165 was 12-09

Thanks in advance!

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mikeyp
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Re: ADDENDUM FOR TWO CANCELS and a 165...PLEASE HELP!

Postby mikeyp » Mon Jan 04, 2010 4:35 pm

fallofrome213 wrote:Do I need one??

The two cancels were 6-09 and 9-09, and the 165 was 12-09

Thanks in advance!


Depends on the school, but the general rule is yes.

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Re: ADDENDUM FOR TWO CANCELS and a 165...PLEASE HELP!

Postby calicocat » Mon Jan 04, 2010 4:41 pm

mikeyp wrote:
fallofrome213 wrote:Do I need one??

The two cancels were 6-09 and 9-09, and the 165 was 12-09

Thanks in advance!


Depends on the school, but the general rule is yes.

+1 I'd say two cancels warrant an addendum but only if there is an actual reason

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Re: ADDENDUM FOR TWO CANCELS and a 165...PLEASE HELP!

Postby Dignan » Mon Jan 04, 2010 5:20 pm

fallofrome213 wrote:Do I need one??

The two cancels were 6-09 and 9-09, and the 165 was 12-09

Thanks in advance!

I'll say this: Over the last several months, I have read no fewer than 50 proposed LSAT addendums on TLS. I have yet to read a good one. If you are capable of writing an addendum that doesn't sound like a lame exercise in excuse-making, then more power to you.

FWIW, I have two cancels on my record. I applied in late November and I'm already into four schools in the T14. I did not include an addendum with any of my applications. I suggest not submitting an addendum unless you have a truly exceptional reason for your two canceled scores.

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Re: ADDENDUM FOR TWO CANCELS and a 165...PLEASE HELP!

Postby capitalacq » Mon Jan 04, 2010 5:27 pm

fallofrome213 wrote:Do I need one??

The two cancels were 6-09 and 9-09, and the 165 was 12-09

Thanks in advance!

No. It's self-explanatory.

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Re: ADDENDUM FOR TWO CANCELS and a 165...PLEASE HELP!

Postby fallofrome213 » Mon Jan 04, 2010 6:07 pm

thanks for the responses

i was planning on saying i was very sick during the june and sept tests (which i unfortunately was)...so i canceled because i didnt feel like whatever score i would have gotten would be representative of my abilities.

so do you guys think that being sick would warrant an addendum, or that it's not a good enough of an excuse and i should just leave it out and submit my apps?

thanks again

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Re: ADDENDUM FOR TWO CANCELS and a 165...PLEASE HELP!

Postby mikeyp » Tue Jan 05, 2010 3:07 pm

fallofrome213 wrote:thanks for the responses

i was planning on saying i was very sick during the june and sept tests (which i unfortunately was)...so i canceled because i didnt feel like whatever score i would have gotten would be representative of my abilities.

so do you guys think that being sick would warrant an addendum, or that it's not a good enough of an excuse and i should just leave it out and submit my apps?

thanks again



WRITE THE ADDENDUM for WHATEVER reason it is. they are NOT being read as an interrogation trying to figure out if you're lying or anything along those lines. they simply want to know WHY!

so write it. period.




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