Quantity hurting quality

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cinefile 17

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Quantity hurting quality

Postby cinefile 17 » Sat Oct 23, 2010 12:29 am

Since I'm a splitter and I have a LSAC fee waiver, I am applying to 25 schools. As I continue to trudge along (right now I'm completing my 9th one) I become less diligent in proofreading them and my extra essays are becoming much more generic. Anyone else have this problem? Maybe it's just in my imagination.

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Eugenie Danglars

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Re: Quantity hurting quality

Postby Eugenie Danglars » Sat Oct 23, 2010 10:31 am

You might should consider taking a day or so off. Don't do anything law related. Stay off of TLS. Let your mind clear a bit then get back to it. Half-hearted application essays are bad, unless you're an auto-admit. Then they're only slightly less bad :-)


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Re: Quantity hurting quality

Postby r6_philly » Sat Oct 23, 2010 10:41 am

Do the target ones first. Then safeties. Take a break, then do the reaches. You will catch mistakes and learn through doing, so hopefully your final few apps (for the reaches) will be better.

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