How is the application displayed to adcoms?

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OnaFets
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How is the application displayed to adcoms?

Postby OnaFets » Fri Dec 06, 2013 8:56 pm

I was wondering if applications are displayed just the way the preview on lsac displays or if they get your uploaded documents separately. My header won't show up on the preview and it is over the two page limit, while in word processors it is less than two pages and the header is displayed. Anyone know?

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midwest17
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Re: How is the application displayed to adcoms?

Postby midwest17 » Fri Dec 06, 2013 9:18 pm

They see it as it shows in the preview.

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Re: How is the application displayed to adcoms?

Postby OnaFets » Fri Dec 06, 2013 9:21 pm

midwest17 wrote:They see it as it shows in the preview.

Well damn...

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Re: How is the application displayed to adcoms?

Postby Baby_Got_Feuerbach » Fri Dec 06, 2013 9:56 pm

OnaFets wrote:
midwest17 wrote:They see it as it shows in the preview.

Well damn...



Not sure what you expected.

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Re: How is the application displayed to adcoms?

Postby OnaFets » Fri Dec 06, 2013 10:15 pm

Baby_Got_Feuerbach wrote:
OnaFets wrote:
midwest17 wrote:They see it as it shows in the preview.

Well damn...



Not sure what you expected.


Haha me either. I think I was just thinking that their preview system couldn't show headers or footers but the adcoms would be able to see it. Oh well, hopefully they don't mix up my papers because my name and lsac number aren't on them :|

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Re: How is the application displayed to adcoms?

Postby hephaestus » Fri Dec 06, 2013 10:25 pm

OnaFets wrote:
Baby_Got_Feuerbach wrote:
OnaFets wrote:
midwest17 wrote:They see it as it shows in the preview.

Well damn...



Not sure what you expected.


Haha me either. I think I was just thinking that their preview system couldn't show headers or footers but the adcoms would be able to see it. Oh well, hopefully they don't mix up my papers because my name and lsac number aren't on them :|

Don't worry. They will get the whole application as a single packet.

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Re: How is the application displayed to adcoms?

Postby midwest17 » Fri Dec 06, 2013 10:35 pm

What format did you do your documents in? I used .doc and .docx files, with standard Word headers and footers, and they showed up fine.

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Re: How is the application displayed to adcoms?

Postby OnaFets » Fri Dec 06, 2013 10:43 pm

midwest17 wrote:What format did you do your documents in? I used .doc and .docx files, with standard Word headers and footers, and they showed up fine.

I used .rtf also did everything on Google Docs. Hopefully the lack of header makes my paper stand out 8)

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Re: How is the application displayed to adcoms?

Postby midwest17 » Fri Dec 06, 2013 10:46 pm

OnaFets wrote:
midwest17 wrote:What format did you do your documents in? I used .doc and .docx files, with standard Word headers and footers, and they showed up fine.

I used .rtf also did everything on Google Docs. Hopefully the lack of header makes my paper stand out 8)


...... :roll:

If, by some chance, this isn't a troll: don't use Google Docs for anything professional. If you don't want to pony up for Word, download Open Office.

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Re: How is the application displayed to adcoms?

Postby OnaFets » Fri Dec 06, 2013 10:54 pm

Wow, I just used .docx just to see and it is under two pages and has the proper header. Only sent out my apps to my tops picks so far....

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Re: How is the application displayed to adcoms?

Postby Baby_Got_Feuerbach » Fri Dec 06, 2013 11:50 pm

OnaFets wrote:Wow, I just used .docx just to see and it is under two pages and has the proper header. Only sent out my apps to my tops picks so far....


Retake

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Re: How is the application displayed to adcoms?

Postby HYSenberg » Sat Dec 07, 2013 3:10 am

midwest17 wrote:
OnaFets wrote:
midwest17 wrote:What format did you do your documents in? I used .doc and .docx files, with standard Word headers and footers, and they showed up fine.

I used .rtf also did everything on Google Docs. Hopefully the lack of header makes my paper stand out 8)


...... :roll:

If, by some chance, this isn't a troll: don't use Google Docs for anything professional. If you don't want to pony up for Word, download Open Office.


OpenOffice is definitely good (I have used it for >10 years), but LibreOffice is where the open source community has migrated to these days. I have very little experience with Google Docs, however; is there a reason you recommend not using it for professional things?

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Re: How is the application displayed to adcoms?

Postby lawschool22 » Sat Dec 07, 2013 9:36 am

midwest17 wrote:They see it as it shows in the preview.


Are we sure about this? I sorta kinda remember hearing from KB at some point that they way they see it is different.

Maybe the OP could post this in Spivey's thread just to confirm that Midwest is right (as I could be totally wrong).




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