C&F Addendum Critique

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C&F Addendum Critique

Postby uc2011 » Sun Jan 06, 2013 7:19 pm

I realize this is about the billionth one of these posted but if anyone could give it a once over I would really appreciate it. I am a little worried that the combination of incidents shows a bit of a pattern. Thought about expanding on this a bit but the general consensus around here seems to be to keep it as short and concise as possible. Also, am I correct including all C&F issues in one addendum or should I submit three [addendum ] separately?

On August 23rd 2008 I was charged with reckless driving (failure to drive right). Following the completion of a court order probationary period the charges were dismissed.

On Date X, 2009 I was issued a citation for Minor in Possession of alcohol at the University of XXXX . I completed the course required by the university and the charge was expunged from my permanent record.

On June 9th, 2012 I was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of (DUI) alcohol and hit and run property damage in Hometown, State. Following the arrest I plead guilty to reckless driving and hit and run property damage. I completed all court order treatment and evaluation requirements and it was determined that this incident was not indicative of a larger substance abuse problem. This incident was a spectacular lack in judgment for which I am extremely remorseful. The entire process has been a very humbling learning experience; I look forward to putting this incident behind me moving forward with the next chapter of my life.

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Re: C&F Addendum Critique

Postby oaken » Sun Jan 06, 2013 8:15 pm

first of all, you "pleaded" guilty (past tense)

and it was determined that this incident was not indicative of a larger substance abuse problem.

maybe explain this a little? who determined it, exactly?

and i would personally get rid of the last sentence, starting with "the entire process", but if anything esp. the first half of it - you provide no support for why it was a humbling learning experience and imho it doesn't really matter anyway

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