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« on: July 05, 2004, 09:01:21 PM »
Any comments on addendums?  I had a short absent from school and the trend of my grades was dramatically different (better) in the second half of my undergrad.

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Re: Addendums
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2004, 09:21:36 PM »
Addendums have diminishing returns.  One well written addendum will probably help you out.  Beyond that, I really think that additional addendums need to be both well written and extremely well justified, since you're adding more bulk to your app, thereby taking up more of a busy adcoms time.

To answer your question, yes, I would attach an addendum explaining why you were out, as long as you have a valid explanation.
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Re: Addendums
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2004, 12:55:57 PM »
I'm opting for a couple of 1/2-page addenda (One would be better but I need 2).  The 1/2 page approach forces you to be concise, but I also think it could make a statement to the adcoms..Hey, I know you're busy--just take a look at this. MO.