Which addendum?

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jediknight2424
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Which addendum?

Postby jediknight2424 » Wed Nov 16, 2011 11:02 pm

Which one? Any general advice or edits?

#1
My poor GPA is not indicative of my academic potential or my work ethic. As an underclassman, I had difficulty balancing classes with my leadership positions and part-time job. As a result, I lost my merit scholarship and started working multiple jobs to pay for tuition. My financial situation eventually improved and I was able to finish my undergraduate career with strong grades. My final institution GPA is 3.399. I am financially secure enough to pay for law school and do not intend to work while attending.

#2
I was not focused enough on my academics. While working part-time and organizing Model UN conferences, I let my grades slip and lost my scholarship. I worked even more hours to pay for school. In short, I could not meet the demands of my schedule and the fault was entirely my own. Eventually, I learned to effectively manage my time and developed a good work ethic. I finished with strong grades and an institution GPA of 3.39. I am also now financially secure enough to attend law school without working at the same time.

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msblaw89
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Re: Which addendum?

Postby msblaw89 » Wed Nov 16, 2011 11:14 pm

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gaud
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Re: Which addendum?

Postby gaud » Wed Nov 16, 2011 11:18 pm

msblaw89 wrote:#1



Yes. The problem with your second one is that you openly admit you weren't focused enough on your academics. No bueno, regardless of whether or not it's true.




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