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Realized mistake on CommonApp, but submitted 11 applications already...

reallypanickedreallypanicked 63 replies31 threads Junior Member
edited December 2019 in College Admissions
Hey guys,

So I was about to submit my app for another school when I realized I made a mistake. In my activities list on the CommonApp, I wrote that I worked as a research assistant for 35 hours/week for 9 weeks during the school YEAR. In reality, I worked as the research assistant during the school BREAK.

My only saving grace is that for my position title I wrote I was a Summer Research Assistant, so hopefully they'll realize I accidentally selected school year instead of school break. Otherwise, timing for my other ECs don't line up.

Should I email each college letting them know of the mistake, or should I hope they understand/realize I accidentally selected school year?

EDIT: Just realized for one of my ECs, I also listed that I participated in it during the School Year and All Year, when in reality I only meant during the School Year. Will this pose to be an issue? I participated only 2hr/week for 9 weeks out of the year.
edited December 2019
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