Borderline addenda questions

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bakaaw
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Borderline addenda questions

Postby bakaaw » Thu Dec 13, 2012 9:30 am

I was considering writing an addendum for three situations that I think could use some application explaining. I haven't seen an answer in a quick search of the forums, but if it has already been addressed, a link would be a fine anser too. Each would be short and to the point. But are these necessary? And would writing an addendum help me?

LSAT score jumped 8-12 points from one administration of the test to the next (I misbubbled responses on final section)

Undergraduate abandonment of honors thesis: on my transcript it says honors thesis 1 for fall and nothing (and a 5 credit hr load) for spring. (Catastrophic leg injury with 40 hr/wk rehab for 6 wks and crutches for 12wks + bad break up)

Undergraduate bad grade early in career. My only C was in a class that I worked harder in than any other and am more proud of the C than many As. C was still in top 50% of class for almost all majors of foreign major.

What does your collective wisdom say? All? none? Some?

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Rahviveh
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Re: Borderline addenda questions

Postby Rahviveh » Thu Dec 13, 2012 10:40 am

I would just write one for the LSAT, if that

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Re: Borderline addenda questions

Postby rad lulz » Thu Dec 13, 2012 10:43 am

ChampagnePapi wrote:I would just write one for the LSAT, if that

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Re: Borderline addenda questions

Postby bp shinners » Thu Dec 13, 2012 10:59 am

rad lulz wrote:
ChampagnePapi wrote:I would just write one for the LSAT, if that


I would write the one for the LSAT and possibly the catastrophic leg injury.

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Re: Borderline addenda questions

Postby francesfarmer » Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:07 am

bakaaw wrote:LSAT score jumped 8-12 points from one administration of the test to the next (I misbubbled responses on final section)

Undergraduate abandonment of honors thesis: on my transcript it says honors thesis 1 for fall and nothing (and a 5 credit hr load) for spring. (Catastrophic leg injury with 40 hr/wk rehab for 6 wks and crutches for 12wks + bad break up)

Undergraduate bad grade early in career. My only C was in a class that I worked harder in than any other and am more proud of the C than many As. C was still in top 50% of class for almost all majors of foreign major.

Do NOT write an addendum for one grade, and unless your leg injury caused a massive drop in your GPA (which I can't imagine it did being as you only took five credits that semester), don't write about that either. You could write about your LSAT but I assume you have no proof/documentation of your mis-bubbling so why even point it out. Your new LSAT score demonstrates that your first was anomalous.

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Re: Borderline addenda questions

Postby bakaaw » Thu Dec 13, 2012 6:19 pm

Gracias amigos. That's what I was looking for.




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