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cutieluby
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Track Changes

Postby cutieluby » Wed Jan 21, 2015 4:47 pm

I had always been told to save your resume as a PDF when applying for jobs so that the recruiter could not just use Word to turn on "track changes". When submitting your documents on LSAC, this is not an option because it does not accept PDFs. Has anyone heard of admissions being able to see the changes you make on your documents, or do they just get PDFs from LSAC?

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Re: Track Changes

Postby Desert Fox » Wed Jan 21, 2015 4:51 pm

cutieluby wrote:I had always been told to save your resume as a PDF when applying for jobs so that the recruiter could not just use Word to turn on "track changes". When submitting your documents on LSAC, this is not an option because it does not accept PDFs. Has anyone heard of admissions being able to see the changes you make on your documents, or do they just get PDFs from LSAC?


It's simple to avoid it. Just accept all chances and don't have track changes on in word when you save. What they mean is that some people accidentally leave track changes in their resume. Just don't do that and it isn't an issue.

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Re: Track Changes

Postby AreJay711 » Wed Jan 21, 2015 4:52 pm

Just clear your metadata and track changes: https://lawyerist.com/2477/how-to-quick ... meta-data/

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Re: Track Changes

Postby cutieluby » Wed Jan 21, 2015 4:58 pm

thanks for the tips everyone! I need to go make sure all mine were off!

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Re: Track Changes

Postby BillsFan9907 » Thu Jan 22, 2015 11:29 am

Wahrheit wrote:They can see the changes. Just disable it and save a different copy.

http://www.top-law-schools.com/ann-perry-interview.html


Something here does not make sense. The files are converted into PDF format, which obviously strips the document of "track changes " coding.

I thought LSAT received the document you see when you click "preview application." If they are only receiving PDFs, then the comments are either outdated or refer to things emailed in (LOCIs etc.)

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Re: Track Changes

Postby pcph » Thu Jan 22, 2015 1:22 pm

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Re: Track Changes

Postby foregetaboutdre » Thu Jan 22, 2015 5:32 pm

ironically, I saved my very nicely formatted resume as a PDF and there was no way I could convert it back to word. I converted it into a high-res jpg and inserted/saved it on a blank word document. It turned out good when I previewed it. This is a terrible way to do it (than just have a native word resume), but could eliminate your track changes issue. (I never use track changes)

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Re: Track Changes

Postby fats provolone » Thu Jan 22, 2015 5:44 pm

uh just don't turn on track changes in the first place you dummies




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