1 absent 2 cancellations...

missionimpossible
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1 absent 2 cancellations...

Postby missionimpossible » Sun Dec 02, 2012 12:03 pm

How badly does it hurt my chances that I have been absent once (due to lacke of preparation) and cancelled twice (due the same illness)? I plan on retaking in June.

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AlanShore
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Re: 1 absent 2 cancellations...

Postby AlanShore » Sun Dec 02, 2012 12:13 pm

I don't think the absent will matter. The 2 cancellations will look suspicious but since they are both due to the same illness, I think if you write an addendum explaining you have a chronic illness (I'm assuming it's chronic?) then that should be fine.

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bananapudding88
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Re: 1 absent 2 cancellations...

Postby bananapudding88 » Sun Dec 02, 2012 12:13 pm

missionimpossible wrote:How badly does it hurt my chances that I have been absent once (due to lacke of preparation) and cancelled twice (due the same illness)? I plan on retaking in June.


My guess is that it won't look great. I would write an addendum explaining, otherwise who knows what crazy conclusions adcomms will come up with.

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Re: 1 absent 2 cancellations...

Postby SEngland » Sun Dec 02, 2012 12:21 pm

missionimpossible wrote:How badly does it hurt my chances that I have been absent once (due to lacke of preparation) and cancelled twice (due the same illness)? I plan on retaking in June.



Just take the damn test.

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CyanIdes Of March
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Re: 1 absent 2 cancellations...

Postby CyanIdes Of March » Sun Dec 02, 2012 12:24 pm

What kind of illness? I got a flu shot this year (I never do because I'm lazy when it comes to getting up and going somewhere not absolutely necessary, and I get a nasty flu every single year around this time) and amazingly I was perfectly fine for the test :roll: .

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Re: 1 absent 2 cancellations...

Postby tepper » Mon Dec 03, 2012 11:05 am

are you sure law school is right for you?




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