If i'm not happy with the PS i sent, can I send another one?

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fatpeopleavenger
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If i'm not happy with the PS i sent, can I send another one?

Postby fatpeopleavenger » Tue Dec 20, 2011 12:56 pm

Hi,

I was wondering if I can rewrite a PS and send that one to the school? More I read the original PS i sent them, less I am happy about. Or would this be frown upon by the school?

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Re: If i'm not happy with the PS i sent, can I send another one?

Postby breadbucket » Tue Dec 20, 2011 1:04 pm

fatpeopleavenger wrote:this be frown upon

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Re: If i'm not happy with the PS i sent, can I send another one?

Postby 20130312 » Tue Dec 20, 2011 1:09 pm

Depends. Are you making updates to your existing PS? If so, send it and tell them that. Are you writing an entirely new one? I've never heard of this before and have no idea how it would be viewed.

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Re: If i'm not happy with the PS i sent, can I send another one?

Postby fatpeopleavenger » Tue Dec 20, 2011 2:17 pm

it wouldn't be entirely new, but i do wish to change a paragraph or two.

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Re: If i'm not happy with the PS i sent, can I send another one?

Postby 20130312 » Tue Dec 20, 2011 2:24 pm

You could probably get away with this. Just email the adcomm with the new essay attached and say you made some revisions.

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Re: If i'm not happy with the PS i sent, can I send another one?

Postby expelliarmus » Tue Dec 20, 2011 2:53 pm

Just email the adcomms and say you submitted an earlier version of your essay, and you need to make some changes. But if it is already under review, I doubt whether it's going to work.

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Re: If i'm not happy with the PS i sent, can I send another one?

Postby Perdevise » Tue Dec 20, 2011 3:18 pm

I imagine they would read both versions.

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Re: If i'm not happy with the PS i sent, can I send another one?

Postby Samara » Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:44 pm

Perdevise wrote:I imagine they would get annoyed reading two versions.

FTFY

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Re: If i'm not happy with the PS i sent, can I send another one?

Postby cinephile » Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:56 pm

Samara wrote:
Perdevise wrote:I imagine they would get annoyed reading two versions.

FTFY


Agreed. It also makes you look flaky. Everyone else sent one, sending two looks like you are indecisive, were unprepared for the first PS, or just can't follow directions. Unless the first one was a stream of consciousness rant, it'll probably be fine.

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Re: If i'm not happy with the PS i sent, can I send another one?

Postby JDizzle2015 » Wed Dec 21, 2011 1:30 am

There are some schools that specifically ask you to only submit a final version and not drafts of your essays. Make sure you double check the law school's FAQs/past emails to you if you're going to do this.

I'd recommend against it.

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Re: If i'm not happy with the PS i sent, can I send another one?

Postby JamMasterJ » Wed Dec 21, 2011 1:35 am

cinephile wrote:
Samara wrote:
Perdevise wrote:I imagine they would get annoyed reading two versions.

FTFY


Agreed. It also makes you look flaky. Everyone else sent one, sending two looks like you are indecisive, were unprepared for the first PS, or just can't follow directions. Unless the first one was a stream of consciousness rant, it'll probably be fine.

Agreeing with the agreement, but for different reasons. I think it shows you didn't put full effort in the first time

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Re: If i'm not happy with the PS i sent, can I send another one?

Postby mrtoren » Fri Dec 23, 2011 2:05 pm

JamMasterJ wrote:
cinephile wrote:
Samara wrote:
Perdevise wrote:I imagine they would get annoyed reading two versions.

FTFY


Agreed. It also makes you look flaky. Everyone else sent one, sending two looks like you are indecisive, were unprepared for the first PS, or just can't follow directions. Unless the first one was a stream of consciousness rant, it'll probably be fine.

Agreeing with the agreement, but for different reasons. I think it shows you didn't put full effort in the first time


Exactly. Unprepared, disorganized, lacking conviction. Those are never good descriptors for a prospective law student.




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