Addendum Qs

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Addendum Qs

Postby lawschooooollllll » Sat Aug 14, 2010 3:24 am

1) Any ideas about how long an addendum can/should be?

2) Is it possible to attach two addenda? I was just looking at the Columbia application for this cycle and they invite applicants to write an addendum, topics including diversity overcome, LSAT/GPA performance, why Columbia. I definitely am writing an addendum that addresses personal circumstances. Can I also write a "why Columbia" statement/submit two addenda?


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Re: Addendum Qs

Postby nihilism is key » Sat Aug 14, 2010 9:44 am

1) an addendum can be as long as you would like, but the general consensus seems to be to keep it as short and succinct as possible. don't think of it like a personal statement, which is supposed to demonstrate writing ability. stick to the facts of the situation and try and keep it to a maximum of 1 paragraph.

2) it is definitely possible to attach two addenda. i would only include an addendum about personal circumstances if it explains a weakness elsewhere in your application (GPA, LSAT, etc.)

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Re: Addendum Qs

Postby thecilent » Sat Aug 14, 2010 10:42 am

nihilism is key wrote:

Love the name.

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