1. Dismiss Notice
  2. Download free Tapatalk for iPhone or Tapatalk for Android for your phone and follow the SDN forums with push notifications.
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Visit Interview Feedback to view and submit interview information.

Am I really this ******ed???

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by veaselhaufen, Jun 14, 2008.

  1. veaselhaufen

    5+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2007
    Messages:
    446
    Likes Received:
    1
    Status:
    Non-Student
    I'm trying to indent the first line of my personal statement. This is proving to be impossible. I've already spent 20 minutes monkeying around. I have artificially indented the other paragraphs by clicking the space bar a couple of times but it doesn't work for the first paragraph. Did you guys just skip indentation altogether or what? THANKS A MILLION FOR YOUR HELP and sorry for the worthless thread (for you at least :p).
     
  2. Note: SDN Members do not see this ad.

  3. HumidBeing

    HumidBeing In Memory of Riley Jane
    Moderator Emeritus Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 2+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2007
    Messages:
    18,700
    Likes Received:
    7
    You can try as many times as you want and all you will wind up with is:

    [​IMG]


    From all the accounts I've read, it's just not possible to get it to indent. It seems like all the PS's are supposed to come out with equally ugly formatting.
     
  4. 45408

    45408 aw buddy
    7+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2004
    Messages:
    16,978
    Likes Received:
    43
    Status:
    Resident [Any Field]
    I suppose you could put in a period and then a bunch of spaces, but just spaces will get clipped.

    . . Like this?


    It'd look dumb though. Don't worry about indenting.
     
  5. unsung

    10+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2007
    Messages:
    1,356
    Likes Received:
    13
    Status:
    Resident [Any Field]
    Just do the style of the double return in between paragraphs, no indentation. I think it looks cleaner, anyway.
     
  6. 87138

    87138 Guest

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2006
    Messages:
    2,879
    Likes Received:
    12
    Status:
    Medical Student


    Bingo. For a new paragraph, simply leave a blank line between it and the previous one. This is how you "indent" on the AMCAS PS. And as unsung said, I think it actually looks better.
     
  7. [pj]

    7+ Year Member

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2006
    Messages:
    550
    Likes Received:
    0
    Status:
    Medical Student
    What they said.
     

Share This Page