How stong/long of an addendum do I need?

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OakBrook2021

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How stong/long of an addendum do I need?

Postby OakBrook2021 » Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:22 pm

I had an MIP incident two years ago at a college tailgate (I was 19); got caught drinking my first and only beer that day lol. I received a PTI and a Nolle Prosequi disposition after an alcohol and drug ed course. How convincing/lengthy does my addendum need to be? Right now it's < 250 words explaining what happened that day, what happened in court, what I learned (not to break the law or misuse alcohol),and that I've never had any issues since. I want to show that I'm not a fuck up without sounding patronizing or fake. Specifically regarding T13 admissions, if that makes a difference

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Re: How stong/long of an addendum do I need?

Postby cavalier1138 » Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:24 pm

This addendum could literally be two sentences. Just say what happened, acknowledge that it was a fuck-up, and point out that you've grown up and haven't had any trouble since.

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Re: How stong/long of an addendum do I need?

Postby OakBrook2021 » Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:27 pm

Ok good. I was just worried about coming off as not caring or still having "alcohol issues"

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Re: How stong/long of an addendum do I need?

Postby Platopus » Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:56 pm

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Re: How stong/long of an addendum do I need?

Postby sublime » Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:06 pm

I had a surprisingly similar thing happen and nobody cared. Law schools or firms.

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Re: How stong/long of an addendum do I need?

Postby Pneumonia » Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:10 pm

If anything, 250 words is on the long side.



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