Amending Application after acceptance?

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Amending Application after acceptance?

Postby cfquestion33 » Fri Feb 01, 2013 12:35 pm

I amended my applications this week when I realized I shouldn't have omitted an institution on my app. Yesterday I emailed all the schools adding the institution and explaining my mistake.

Here's the problem. One school sent me an acceptance two hours after I sent the amendment, and has not confirmed receiving the amendment even now.

Another school accepted me last week. I haven't sent them anything yet because I'm not sure how to do so since they already accepted me.

1) What do I do about getting the amendments onto essentially two already decided applications?

2) Are the amendments to the decided apps going to keep me from passing the bar, even though I tried to notify all the schools at once as soon as I realized my mistake?

3) Does withdrawing the application I got accepted on last week negate the need for an amendment?

Or is this totally not a big deal and I should chill out? Because that's a distinct possibility.

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Re: Amending Application after acceptance?

Postby eerie_erie » Fri Feb 01, 2013 4:22 pm

My gut says you're okay. I'm not sure what institution is that you've omitted, but I think you're fine barring that institution from being something that would raise red flags (like you were suspended for a year and had to go to another school, or something).

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Re: Amending Application after acceptance?

Postby TripTrip » Sat Feb 02, 2013 10:58 am

Is there something about that institution that you were trying to hide?

If not, you're probably fine. If so, then you might have a problem.

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Re: Amending Application after acceptance?

Postby toothbrush » Sat Feb 02, 2013 11:02 am

It really depends, as stated above, on the nature of the ommission. If you ommitted something that would weaken your app to a significant point, then maybe it would. Maybe you could call on Monday and speak with someone if you're very worried about it..

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Re: Amending Application after acceptance?

Postby cfquestion33 » Sun Feb 03, 2013 12:23 pm

It was an institution I withdrew from because of health problems in my first semester. A pure misunderstanding based on transcript requirements versus listing requirements in the education section, and I owned up to my mistake in the amendment. 8/10 schools got the amendment before a decision, but I realized too late for the other two. It's clear from the timing of my emails that I tried to amend the second one before my decision was sent, though, but I got the decision a few hours later.

Does the bar look at all applications, or only the one to the school you attended? Or does that depend on the state?

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