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Urgent Question!

DancinDragonDancinDragon Posts: 40Registered User Junior Member
How bad will my EA chances be if I made two glaring typos on my essays?

All other things, I'm fine.

Rank: 6/510 with heavy courseload and in competitive school
SAT: 800CR, 800M, 680W
Decent ECs and Recs

JUST MY ESSAYS. I'm growing paranoid, I really don't want to waste my parents money by the other schools I'm applying to so can some1 help me out here?
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Replies to: Urgent Question!

  • 1938219382 Posts: 1,795Registered User Senior Member
    What are the errors?

    Regardless, I still think you're fine.
  • DancinDragonDancinDragon Posts: 40Registered User Junior Member
    One error is two words in a sentence that make absolutely no sense at all:

    its like: "I picked up the sentence right telephone tonight" - sentence right does not belong in this sentence

    The other mistake: I mistaked there with their I think
    Also: for my resume I my have mislabelled my EC sections by putting under one name instead of volunteering, extracurricular, etc...

    Im out of state so I heard its very competitive

    btw. 730 U.S. history SAT II and 760 MAth IIC
  • miss independentmiss independent Posts: 409Registered User Member
    I did the same thing... when I read over my essay to send to another school a week later I realized there were two tiny typos... I thought I had read it over sooo carefully and other people had.

    I dunno good luck!
  • thatgirlthatgirl Posts: 104Registered User Junior Member
    I mean i don't think they'll see the typos and immediately trash your application, but it might put a damper on their attitude when reading it. if it's a great essay besides that, then you could redeem yourself. i mean obviously i don't actually know, this is all just guesswork. but isn't this whole thing just guesswork anyway? haha. good luck!
  • DancinDragonDancinDragon Posts: 40Registered User Junior Member
    thks for the responses! btw my essays were about wierd stuff, I had 1 about my grandfather teaching me how to flyswat and teh other about my mom and her not abling to handle spices
  • 1938219382 Posts: 1,795Registered User Senior Member
    How did such glaring errors get in there in the first place? Just wondering.
  • ldmom06ldmom06 Posts: 5,564Registered User Senior Member
    My d's essay had a typo. She got in, likely letter, honors program plus scholarship. Don't worry about it.
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