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AMCAS academic record all mixed up after submission?!

James'Magikarp

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    Is anyone else having the same issue? I triple checked that everything was listed in order-- even printed out the PDF version of my application and checked it off-- but once I hit "Submit," my coursework rearranged itself.. Now everything is listed in a super confusing order:

    The original PDF prior to submission showed everything from HS, FR, SO, JR, and SR in order.
    Now, the submitted PDF shows: SO, JR, SR, FR, SO, FR, HS. What in the world...?:confused:

    Should I be worried?
     
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      Is anyone else having the same issue? I triple checked that everything was listed in order-- even printed out the PDF version of my application and checked it off-- but once I hit "Submit," my coursework rearranged itself.. Now everything is listed in a super confusing order:

      The original PDF prior to submission showed everything from HS, FR, SO, JR, and SR in order.
      Now, the submitted PDF shows: SO, JR, SR, FR, SO, FR, HS. What in the world...?:confused:

      Should I be worried?
      It is rearranged in a pdf now as well?
       
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      James'Magikarp

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        Thanks everyone for your reply! Yes, @gonnif it is also rearranged in the submitted PDF version as well... not sure why though.

        Also, an AAMC representative finally got back to my email after 11 days. They said, "AMCAS is aware of this issue and is actively working to resolve it. As long as the Academic Year, Academic Term, and Year in School is correct for each course, you have met the chronological order coursework requirement."

        It looks like I will be verified without an issue. Still, I am now hoping admissions committees won't assume carelessness on my part... Do they even care about the chronological order of coursework listed? I honestly triple checked everything on my pre-submission PDF to confirm the chronological order, so this was out of my control. (Hmm maybe it's because I used Safari to submit my primary? Not sure if Safari is somehow incompatible with AMCAS or something...)
         

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          It is rearranged in a pdf now as well?
          Thanks everyone for your reply! Yes, @gonnif it is also rearranged in the submitted PDF version as well... not sure why though.

          Also, an AAMC representative finally got back to my email after 11 days. They said, "AMCAS is aware of this issue and is actively working to resolve it. As long as the Academic Year, Academic Term, and Year in School is correct for each course, you have met the chronological order coursework requirement."

          It looks like I will be verified without an issue. Still, I am now hoping admissions committees won't assume carelessness on my part... Do they even care about the chronological order of coursework listed? I honestly triple checked everything on my pre-submission PDF to confirm the chronological order, so this was out of my control. (Hmm maybe it's because I used Safari to submit my primary? Not sure if Safari is somehow incompatible with AMCAS or something...)


          I had a similar issue with submitting. I printed several PDFs, submitted, and my coursework order was fine. However, I added a few more schools and submitted again, and the course order got jumbled up (Junior, Senior, Freshman, Sophmore). I only submitted using chrome, so I don't think safari is an issue
           

          gonnif

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            AMCAS has had issues with this course jumble since they went online in 2000. There are several programming steps from your input, thru multiple buffers and processing into the database then back to you as a “report” or how completed application. AMCAS has yet to spend the time, money or resources to go thru years of code to figure out why this happens and under what circumstances. There is nothing you can do about it
             
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