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I sent my USUHS application last week, and it was about 3 days late when I sent it (they ask it to be in 3 weeks after you are notified). I sent an email requesting an extension, which they said to do if it looked like it would take longer than 3 weeks. I have not heard back from that email request yet.

It gets more complicated. I sent the application USPS priority mail with delivery confirmation, and it still has not been delivered according to the website (I sent it on the 19th). I am going to call them tomorrow to see if they have received it.

How much doo-doo am I in right now?
 
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Don't worry, I'm sure you're fine. Make sure to contact their office, they are very very helpful. Just a question on their secondary, did you find that when you opened it up in Wordpad it was all funky, like the spaces didn't line up and all. I tried to fix it by messing around, and it looks okay but definitely not like the pdf version (which I can't use because I don't have the pay for version of adobe).
Anyways, this is a really good school, and last year I found their admissions department to be extremely helpful and understanding. They even did extra work for me, so don't be afraid to contact them and tell them your situation.
 

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Thanks for the words of advice, kawaiij. I am going to call them tomorrow. Heck, I work so close to there, I could stop by on my way home!

When I filled out the application I was able to open it up in MS Word, I did a combination of 2 things:

1. On the lines where it only required an "X" or a small answer, I just put an X in place of the "_" so the line looked like this:

___x___

2. On the longer answer lines like name, SSN, prior military service, etc. I deleted the underscores and just typed the text, and did it as underlined text. I was able to manipulate the tabs so it looked similar to being typed on. I even used courier font to give that impression. For example, the SSN line would be:

xxx-xx-xxxx

Hope this helps!
 
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Caffeinated,

Don't stress it. The exact same thing happened to me. I don't know what the deal is, but for some reason the USPS online tracking system didn't register delivery of my priority package as well. I called USUHS directly, and they confirmed that they received my secondary three days after I sent it from Utah. I'm sure that they have received yours as well. Good luck. I have yet to hear from USUHS in the month since they received my secondary, but they also told me on the phone to expect nothing for approximately six weeks.
 

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Originally posted by Caffeinated
Thanks for the words of advice, kawaiij. I am going to call them tomorrow. Heck, I work so close to there, I could stop by on my way home!

Really? So do I! I'm right across the street from USUHS. Where do u work?
 

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Thanks Cafeinated! I'll try it out tonight, if I can make myself fill out another application....Anyways, good luck, let us know how it goes.
 

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Kaos,

I work at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. I am an optometrist (active duty Army). Where do you work?
 
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