Typo in cover letter arggh

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3L2013
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Typo in cover letter arggh

Postby 3L2013 » Tue Aug 14, 2012 10:35 pm

So I just realized I sent out a cover letter to a couple of firms where I state that I am expecting my degree in May of 2012 instead of May of 2013. I have no idea how I made this stupid error (eager to be done with school maybe?), or how I missed it.

Is this an auto-ding do you think? Should I just hope they don't notice it? It's obviously in the first paragraph of the letter...

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Re: Typo in cover letter arggh

Postby thesealocust » Tue Aug 14, 2012 10:38 pm

Probably won't get noticed. Don't do it again.

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Re: Typo in cover letter arggh

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 14, 2012 11:00 pm

I sent out one, it was noticed and still got a preselect for that firm so...ur not dead either way

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Re: Typo in cover letter arggh

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 14, 2012 11:20 pm

I had a typo in a cover letter (non-OCI) and got a screener. Waiting to see if I got a callback.

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Re: Typo in cover letter arggh

Postby 3L2013 » Tue Aug 14, 2012 11:28 pm

Thanks for the replies all.

I know some people on here have received at the very least screeners despite typos much worse than that, however some of those people were also from T10-T20 schools (I'm T50 =/) so I didn't know if that likely played into the fact that their typos were disregarded.

Fortunately I caught it before I sent it out to too many locations on my current list.




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