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Hi,
I put my IA on my primary AMCAS application. For a secondary I am writing, they ask for details of the IA, but give a very limited space. I cannot put my full explanation there that I had on AMCAS. Should I put a brief explanation and then a disclaimer like, "Please see AMCAS for full description"?

My worry is this: how do schools treat applicants with IAs? If they ask on the secondary, will they look at that explanation and then make a decision right then and there without looking at my primary explanation? I just want them to see the full explanation.

I have this worry because they ask for the IA on the secondary even though it's on the primary. I'm wondering if this is so that they can more quickly get through applications.
Should I put a brief explanation and then a disclaimer like, "Please see AMCAS for full description"?

I have to be blunt, this would tell me that you're either too lazy or not capable of restating something is a concise manner. When you're on rotations or in residency, you don't have 30 mins to explain the case to your preceptor or attending. You have to be concise. So find a way.

My worry is this: how do schools treat applicants with IAs? If they ask on the secondary, will they look at that explanation and then make a decision right then and there without looking at my primary explanation? I just want them to see the full explanation.

It really depends upon what the IA is. Crimes against a person? Instant rejection. Getting an F and an IA for forgetting some citations in a report to a strict professor? That we let slide.

At some schools, an interviewer may not have your primary.
 

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And so, I can fit the explanation in the limit they have given, but there is no room for the reflection that I included on AMCAS. Would it be more important to state all facts than to include a small reflection, or can I summarize/shorten the facts and include a reflection?
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