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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical Osteopathic [ DO ]' started by DOMb, Oct 18, 2006.

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  1. DOMb

    DOMb 10+ Year Member

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    am i suppose 2 type in my name, soc sec, addy, or can i jus write those in and type the essay? or do u guys advise typing it in because a couple of my secondaries came in the mail and im not able to adobe it. Thanks for your comments =)
     
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    HemaOncoDoc One Step At A Time 7+ Year Member

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    Type it. Get a type writer or try to find them online. Many of them have one online such as UMDNJ.
     
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    CuttinEmUp Senior Member 5+ Year Member

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    type it if you want it to be considered by the adcom
    write it if you want it to end up in the trash can
     
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    Darch 5+ Year Member

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    umm...i wrote my name, social etc and typed the essay and i got interview invites to all of the DO schools I applied to...

    sooo i dont think mine ended up in the trash?
     
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    I also wrote on one of my applications and was accepted to that school! I was in the first group of people to get an interview. Other ones that I wrote on I got interview invites that I have not been to yet. When the applications have been online or on the computer I have typed in the info, but when they are mailed I have been writing them in. I don't think it is a big deal. I also KNOW that if you write in your info, your app will not get tossed in the trash!
     
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    Typing is more professional, but I think it's okay to neatly print name, ss#, etc. Definitely type the essays. Good luck.
     
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    There was one that I tried and tried and tried to type after converting to adobe, but it just didn't work out. I decided to fill out the name, etc...by printing, and then any essays, I typed up and marked the section "see attached".

    It was amazing how much difference there was in the applications and their ease of use.
     
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    If you can fill it out on your computer, definitely do that. If it is too difficult (no one has a typewriter these days), write it NEATLY. I hand wrote my KCUMB one, and I got accepted, so I doubt they threw mine away. :rolleyes:
     
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    I typed it using a type writer.
     
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    i think that sums it up. no adcom is going to throw away your application just because you hand wrote it. Typing would be preferred but handwriting your name and soc #, as long as its neat, will not hurt you in any way.

    I personally hand wrote all of my applications, typed all my essays, and still got interview invites and acceptances. so don't worry goodluck! :luck:
     

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