Typo in Resume; Marking instead of Marketing

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km24
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Typo in Resume; Marking instead of Marketing

Postby km24 » Wed Feb 04, 2015 8:58 pm

I've sent a few applications and just realized I wrote marking committee instead of marketing committee. I can't believe I didn't notice this the 50 times I read over it while doing my apps.

I've already gotten a couple of acceptances so maybe it's not noticeable? or the other schools won't care?

Should I let it go or send a new one?

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Rigo
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Re: Typo in Resume; Marking instead of Marketing

Postby Rigo » Wed Feb 04, 2015 9:01 pm

If this typo is a line under an extracurricular on your resume or something like that, I would just let it go.

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Re: Typo in Resume; Marking instead of Marketing

Postby CanadianWolf » Wed Feb 04, 2015 9:22 pm

Just promise to review all of your work 51 times before submission & you should be fine.

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Re: Typo in Resume; Marking instead of Marketing

Postby omegaweapon » Thu Feb 05, 2015 12:14 am

For what it's worth, I had a pretty glaring typo in my PS that I somehow missed when reading over it 20 times and I still got into H.

My applications at CCN do seem to be moving slower than you'd expect though, so it's entirely possible that they didn't catch it at H, but it hurt me at CCN.

Ultimately I think it's 95% numbers, so as long as you're solid there you should be OK.

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Re: Typo in Resume; Marking instead of Marketing

Postby Arad » Thu Feb 05, 2015 12:18 am

If anyone asks, just say it's a marketing technique. Misspellings are more salient and cause people to contemplate the word more (thereby creating a stronger association/memory). Boom, you're the best marker ever.

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Re: Typo in Resume; Marking instead of Marketing

Postby jawsjawsjaws » Thu Feb 05, 2015 12:20 am

Don't worry it's not going to hurt your chances.

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Re: Typo in Resume; Marking instead of Marketing

Postby ymmv » Thu Feb 05, 2015 12:33 am

You should send an addendum informing them of the error.

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Re: Typo in Resume; Marking instead of Marketing

Postby fats provolone » Thu Feb 05, 2015 2:21 am

Arad wrote:If anyone asks, just say it's a marketing technique. Misspellings are more salient and cause people to contemplate the word more (thereby creating a stronger association/memory). Boom, you're the best marker ever.

anything to stay top of mine

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Re: Typo in Resume; Marking instead of Marketing

Postby Clearly » Thu Feb 05, 2015 2:36 am

I'd just run with it, some sort of manufacturing job. Markings are very important on things.

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Re: Typo in Resume; Marking instead of Marketing

Postby ChemEng1642 » Thu Feb 05, 2015 11:24 am

Clearly wrote:I'd just run with it, some sort of manufacturing job. Markings are very important on things.

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Re: Typo in Resume; Marking instead of Marketing

Postby romothesavior » Thu Feb 05, 2015 11:29 am

This is for law school admission? They won't notice or give a damn.

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Re: Typo in Resume; Marking instead of Marketing

Postby mike0331 » Sat Feb 07, 2015 7:26 pm

I wouldn't worry about it... I had a typo (affecting/effecting) in my PS and still got into a bunch of schools that the godly law school numbers calculators said that I wouldn't... in the first round... with money... after applying late.

Mike




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