No alcohol violation in Dean's letter?

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tappat4
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No alcohol violation in Dean's letter?

Postby tappat4 » Fri Dec 02, 2011 12:31 am

First, I love this community for the advice/guidance.

In my freshman year I was given an alcohol related warning. I've sent in my apps and forgot to disclose this, it just came to mind a few days ago. Anyway, I called the Dean's office at my undergrad on two separate occasions and both times they reassured me there is no record of this. She said because is was very minor and was never on my record, there is no need to disclose. Advice please?

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ThreeRivers
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Re: No alcohol violation in Dean's letter?

Postby ThreeRivers » Fri Dec 02, 2011 12:54 am

I'd just call or e-mail the schools and tell them exactly what you just told us, it really won't have any negative impact on your apps at all. You might be alright without doing so, but I wouldn't risk ANYTHING with C&F

I couldn't imagine going 3 years of LS and then being told I can't be a lawyer

edit: Also, read the questions on the apps.. there may be some were you don't have to say anything (just ask for arrests or convictions) and some that you do (ask for any type of warning or notice)

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Re: No alcohol violation in Dean's letter?

Postby maximator » Fri Dec 02, 2011 12:57 am

Its safer to just send some quick update.

Although, in reality, I highly doubt that this sort of thing will ever get dug up or that it would have much of an impact even if it did.

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Re: No alcohol violation in Dean's letter?

Postby ThreeRivers » Fri Dec 02, 2011 1:02 am

maximator wrote:Its safer to just send some quick update.

Although, in reality, I highly doubt that this sort of thing will ever get dug up or that it would have much of an impact even if it did.

I agree, but I also agree with your 1st statement... Its really not worth the 1% risk of screwing yourself completely

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Re: No alcohol violation in Dean's letter?

Postby tappat4 » Fri Dec 02, 2011 1:35 am

Thanks for the advice and I agree, this isn't worth risking. I'll give them a call! :)

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Re: No alcohol violation in Dean's letter?

Postby MrKappus » Fri Dec 02, 2011 1:46 am

It won't matter unless the BBE's start hiring psychics, but call if you want.

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Re: No alcohol violation in Dean's letter?

Postby Dream Machine » Fri Dec 02, 2011 4:24 am

Explain the situation in an addendum and obtain a letter of good-standing from the dean of students.




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