Disclosure...how bad will this hurt me?

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Disclosure...how bad will this hurt me?

Postby Fiction » Fri Feb 12, 2010 9:36 pm

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Re: Disclosure...how bad will this hurt me?

Postby dgouzoul » Fri Feb 12, 2010 9:37 pm

I believe I blew a 1.1


law schools will admit you for being superhuman

yes you have to disclose all of this, it wont affect you. these are pretty minor things. just take a couple sentences and say what happened and that you've matured.
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Re: Disclosure...how bad will this hurt me?

Postby bees » Fri Feb 12, 2010 9:38 pm

Yes, absolutely disclose everything.

No, it won't hurt you (you've had 6 years to mature, adcoms were young once, they understand).

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Re: Disclosure...how bad will this hurt me?

Postby Zapatero » Fri Feb 12, 2010 9:39 pm

dgouzoul wrote:
I believe I blew a 1.1


law schools will admit you for being superhuman


+1

Also, just disclose it. Many people have done far worse.

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Re: Disclosure...how bad will this hurt me?

Postby Fiction » Fri Feb 12, 2010 9:56 pm

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Re: Disclosure...how bad will this hurt me?

Postby Fiction » Fri Feb 12, 2010 9:58 pm

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Re: Disclosure...how bad will this hurt me?

Postby Zapatero » Fri Feb 12, 2010 9:59 pm

Edit: never mind. you fixed it.
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Re: Disclosure...how bad will this hurt me?

Postby Fiction » Fri Feb 12, 2010 9:59 pm

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Re: Disclosure...how bad will this hurt me?

Postby Zapatero » Fri Feb 12, 2010 10:00 pm

Fiction wrote:Thanks guys. I dunno, I have just been reading horror stories about how jobs have been firing/not hiring people with even the slightest taint on their records.


lol.


You'll be fine.

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Re: Disclosure...how bad will this hurt me?

Postby Mr. Matlock » Fri Feb 12, 2010 10:06 pm

Fiction wrote:Thanks guys. I dunno, I have just been reading horror stories about how jobs have been firing/not hiring people with even the slightest taint on their records.

So, what other kind's of "bonding" did you do with the boys on the wrestling team?

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Re: Disclosure...how bad will this hurt me?

Postby Fiction » Fri Feb 12, 2010 10:07 pm

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Re: Disclosure...how bad will this hurt me?

Postby z*z » Fri Feb 12, 2010 10:19 pm

I had to disclose similar violations and even an arrest. It did not hurt me one bit in the admission's process. Just be honest, disclose everything, and state that you were indeed young and foolish.

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Re: Disclosure...how bad will this hurt me?

Postby Fiction » Fri Feb 12, 2010 10:37 pm

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Re: Disclosure...how bad will this hurt me?

Postby bees » Fri Feb 12, 2010 10:39 pm

Fiction wrote:So why ask for disclosure on even the most minor things? Looking for patterns of poor judgment?


For the C&F portion of the Bar. They will discover everything you have done and look for discrepancies between reality and your applications.

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Re: Disclosure...how bad will this hurt me?

Postby Neelio » Fri Feb 12, 2010 10:55 pm

Fiction wrote:Thanks guys. I dunno, I have just been reading horror stories about how jobs have been firing/not hiring people with even the slightest taint on their records.


did you just say "taint"?

















just kidding.




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