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Update Letter Potential Formatting Issue


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2+ Year Member
Mar 10, 2015
  1. Pre-Medical
    Hey all, around a week ago, I sent in an update letter to the medical schools I'm applying to that accept these updates stating some achievements that were worth sharing with them. A friend of mine recently pointed out that I used slightly different formatting throughout the document and I was not sure whether this would be an issue (I do not see a need to re-upload as the grammar, spelling, and flow are good). The issues are as follows:

    1. On the third achievement I listed, I used a different presentation style where I introduced the idea by "Date: I..." whereas on the other two achievements, I introduced the idea by "On date, I...".
    2. Following the contact person's information on the third achievement (the last sentence of the document), I did not put a period after the parentheses for the individual's phone number.

    I feel these are very minor issues that are unlikely to be noticed, although I am very conscious of anything that could look unfavorably as I am applying for some of the most competitive schools (my general application is very competitive). Any feedback would be appreciated.
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