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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by Ausmil, Aug 5, 2006.

  1. Ausmil

    Ausmil Senior Member
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    I was just wondering, and have had some people ask me, is it best when a school sends a secondary in a word document to type in the information, or to print and hand write it? Thanks
     
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  3. fitnessexpert

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    The formatting they use is SO weird. I added a typed addenum on very high quality paper to my application where I put my essays and extra stuff. Name, s.s.#, address I just wrote out.
     
  4. dr.z

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    I tried to type as much as I could.
     
  5. kaikai128

    kaikai128 Yes SIR. ;-)
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    Type...Pull out an old fashioned type writer if you have it...it is much more professional.
     
  6. MossPoh

    MossPoh Textures intrigue me
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    Type....besides being more professional it is just easier to read and if you have handwriting like me then people would instantly think you are a 3rd grader filling the application out anyway.
     
  7. group_theory

    group_theory EX-TER-MIN-ATE!'
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    If you already have the physician's handwriting, then definately type.


    If your handwriting is neat and legible and within reason (no pink color ink, magenta ink, etc) - adcoms won't care if you type or handwrite.


    The rule of thumb is - if you were to show your secondary to a complete stranger, would that person have ANY difficulty reading what you wrote?
     

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