MS Word formatting/uploading to LSAC

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HellOnHeels
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MS Word formatting/uploading to LSAC

Postby HellOnHeels » Thu Nov 10, 2011 7:29 pm

I recently realized that when I upload my .doc file of my resume to LSAC, it seems to lose some of the formatting. Nothing I can do about schools I've already submitted to, but how to I fix this for schools I've not yet applied to?

I've tried saving it as a .htm and a .rtf, and the same thing happens. :?:

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euskadi
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Re: MS Word formatting/uploading to LSAC

Postby euskadi » Thu Nov 10, 2011 7:32 pm

I had a similar issue; changing the file type to .docx resolved the problem for me.

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ashleyrenee
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Re: MS Word formatting/uploading to LSAC

Postby ashleyrenee » Thu Nov 10, 2011 7:35 pm

I had a similar problem. I put the dates on the far right (i.e. Summer 2007 OR May 2009-Present) in a TABLE so that the formatting remained constant. Seemed to work for me - also saved mine as .docx

Wish we could safe in PDF and then it for sure wouldn't get messed up :)

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Re: MS Word formatting/uploading to LSAC

Postby HellOnHeels » Fri Nov 11, 2011 12:11 pm

Thanks! This seems to have fixed the issue.

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ashleyrenee
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Re: MS Word formatting/uploading to LSAC

Postby ashleyrenee » Fri Nov 11, 2011 1:53 pm

stephinmd wrote:Thanks! This seems to have fixed the issue.


goodluck with your apps :)




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