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Is this lethal?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical Osteopathic [ DO ]' started by k12123, 09.25.14.

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  1. k12123

    k12123 5+ Year Member

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    On my primary, I indicated that I started one of my activities in September of 2012. But on the secondary, for some reason I said I began volunteering in November of 2012 when I was describing the volunteer work kind of like this "I began volunteering for so and so around November of 2012." So there's a discrepancy of when I began volunteering. Although I did put "around November", I'm not sure if that saves it. Would schools automatically reject me because of this?
     
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  3. kelminak

    kelminak 2+ Year Member

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    Are you serious? No... If it even comes up just say it was a mistake.
     
  4. WastedTime

    WastedTime 5+ Year Member

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    settle down
     
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    Awesome Sauceome SDN Gold Donor Gold Donor 2+ Year Member

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    The fact that you even used the word "lethal" for this instance makes me think you should take a step back, as well as turn down the gunnerism.
     
  6. Promethean

    Promethean Syncretist 2+ Year Member

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    We are all neurotic right now. Having to condense your entire life, all your accomplishments and everything that makes you unique, worthy, likely to succeed, down into a scant few pages of obsessively revised text upon which your entire future depends.... it is enough to make anyone a little nutty.

    Remember that the people who are going to review your app are looking at hundreds of others. They aren't going to notice such a small discrepancy, and if they do, they are unlikely to see it as anything other than a minor and totally irrelevant mistake. If everything else in your application is in good order, this won't be the thing that sinks you.
     
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  7. k12123

    k12123 5+ Year Member

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    Thanks Promethean! Writing so many secondaries with so little time is starting to get to me especially being already kind of late in this cycle.

     

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