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wally2002

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ADDENDUM SAMPLES?
« on: January 11, 2009, 11:24:28 AM »
Where can I find some? Any advice would be helpful.

Food for though..

-how long should it be?

-How do you make it not sound whiny?

-Should I even bother?

-How many people do this?

Thanks
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modum03

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Re: ADDENDUM SAMPLES?
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2009, 04:10:50 PM »
PM me and I can send you a sample
Cheers.

AlisaGreenstein

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Re: ADDENDUM SAMPLES?
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2009, 02:55:21 PM »
Addendums should never be more than a page.

To avoid giving the wrong impression, you should always highlight the positive, rather than the negative.  For example, if the addendum refers to bad grades, emphasize the improvement in your grades over time.

It is only worth it to submit an addendum to explain truly bad grades, otherwise unexplained absences from school or to submit an addendum regarding "why I want to go to X law school" if one school is truly your top choice.

Although many people do submit addendums, it is always a personal decision whether it will actually help your application.  The best advice is to concentrate on making the personal statement/overall application package the best it can be so that there is no need to submit additional essays.  Good luck!

Alisa Greenstein | Veritas Prep Admissions Consultant | www.VeritasPrep.com/law

amg3788

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Re: ADDENDUM SAMPLES?
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2010, 09:28:33 PM »
So I know what an addendum is, why you need one, but does anyone have an example so I can see what they're supposed to look like. I can't seem to find an example anywhere.