Messed up page numbers on PS - worth emailing school?

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Messed up page numbers on PS - worth emailing school?

Postby comeonletsgo » Mon Nov 19, 2012 5:02 pm

The thread subject is self-explanatory, but I messed up the page numbers on my personal statement. Do you think I should e-mail the school or that they won't care?

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Re: Messed up page numbers on PS - worth emailing school?

Postby bdm261 » Mon Nov 19, 2012 5:15 pm

The general consensus seems to be "no" because schools receive so many e-mails around admissions time that it might seem annoying to them and hurt you. Also, if you discover additional mistakes after sending a correction e-mail, it looks bad.

Page numbers or formatting errors don't seem as bad as a blatant typo (which my PS had a few of and I still got accepted).

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Re: Messed up page numbers on PS - worth emailing school?

Postby Nulli Secundus » Mon Nov 19, 2012 5:16 pm

I don't think that they would think you wanted to be a lawyer to be born.

They will immediately understand the correct order of your PS is "I was born to be a lawyer".

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Re: Messed up page numbers on PS - worth emailing school?

Postby WhiskeynCoke » Mon Nov 19, 2012 7:32 pm

Never hand the executioner the rope.

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Re: Messed up page numbers on PS - worth emailing school?

Postby comeonletsgo » Mon Nov 19, 2012 7:50 pm

Thanks for the responses!

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Re: Messed up page numbers on PS - worth emailing school?

Postby Br3v » Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:00 pm

The pages are still in order right, and just numbered wrong? as in it it reads correctly but goes "pg 2, pg 1" even though it reads as "pg 1, pg 2".

Or does your ps start with pg 2 but is labeled as pg 1?

regardless I don't think it is worth bugging them.

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Re: Messed up page numbers on PS - worth emailing school?

Postby comeonletsgo » Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:20 pm

Br3v wrote:The pages are still in order right, and just numbered wrong? as in it it reads correctly but goes "pg 2, pg 1" even though it reads as "pg 1, pg 2".

Or does your ps start with pg 2 but is labeled as pg 1?

regardless I don't think it is worth bugging them.


it says page 1 of 2, then page of 2 of 2, then page 3 of 2. just don't want them to look at it and think "IDIOT" but i guess they'll be blowing through the files quite quickly

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Re: Messed up page numbers on PS - worth emailing school?

Postby JamMasterJ » Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:26 pm

:lol:


probably not a big deal though.
Thread made me lol a little

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Re: Messed up page numbers on PS - worth emailing school?

Postby sinfiery » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:48 am

Now I'm freaking out because I didn't put page numbers.

Thanks OP

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Re: Messed up page numbers on PS - worth emailing school?

Postby sabanist » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:54 am

sinfiery wrote:Now I'm freaking out because I didn't put page numbers.

Thanks OP

Team slightly aspie class of 2016. Right there with you.

OP, I swear I have ghosts who haunt my page numbers and mess with them after I proof my documents. If I saw those page numbers, I'd assume it was a glitch before an applicant error. Here's hoping adcomms are as benevolent.
I agree with the hivemind, though. Keep it to yourself. I doubt they'll even notice.

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Re: Messed up page numbers on PS - worth emailing school?

Postby Sounder89 » Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:49 am

you're one step ahead of me dog, I didn't put page numbers, guess I can kiss my t14 chances goodbye :D

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Re: Messed up page numbers on PS - worth emailing school?

Postby comeonletsgo » Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:17 pm

JamMasterJ wrote::lol:


probably not a big deal though.
Thread made me lol a little


Haha I'm glad. I debated sending something and thought it was ridiculous, but then paranoia set in and here I am on TLS.

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Re: Messed up page numbers on PS - worth emailing school?

Postby comeonletsgo » Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:18 pm

sinfiery wrote:Now I'm freaking out because I didn't put page numbers.

Thanks OP


Hahaha sorry! At least it's one less thing to mess up.

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Re: Messed up page numbers on PS - worth emailing school?

Postby comeonletsgo » Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:18 pm

sabanist wrote:
sinfiery wrote:Now I'm freaking out because I didn't put page numbers.

Thanks OP

Team slightly aspie class of 2016. Right there with you.

OP, I swear I have ghosts who haunt my page numbers and mess with them after I proof my documents. If I saw those page numbers, I'd assume it was a glitch before an applicant error. Here's hoping adcomms are as benevolent.
I agree with the hivemind, though. Keep it to yourself. I doubt they'll even notice.


Thanks!!

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Re: Messed up page numbers on PS - worth emailing school?

Postby JamMasterJ » Thu Nov 22, 2012 12:46 pm

comeonletsgo wrote:
JamMasterJ wrote::lol:


probably not a big deal though.
Thread made me lol a little


Haha I'm glad. I debated sending something and thought it was ridiculous, but then paranoia set in and here I am on TLS.

haha, happens to the best of us :P




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