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I have just finished applying to several schools, and just caught a verb tense typo in one of my essays. The rest of my essays are kosher.

Funny thing was that I had three different folks read them, including two coworkers, and my dad and none of us caught it til now... I hope this isn't something that is a big minus.....

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by tariqal » Mon Jan 16, 2012 6:04 pm
Nope.

You'll be fine.

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by Jon@Admissionado » Thu Jan 19, 2012 12:11 am
Ditto. One typo is no biggie.
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by ldiffen » Tue Jan 24, 2012 3:31 pm
I'm sure the reader wont notice :)

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by tigerd » Tue Jan 24, 2012 4:21 pm
wmalum2006 wrote:I have just finished applying to several schools, and just caught a verb tense typo in one of my essays. The rest of my essays are kosher.

Funny thing was that I had three different folks read them, including two coworkers, and my dad and none of us caught it til now... I hope this isn't something that is a big minus.....
Haha, so suppose that two admissions officers read that particular essay.

Then you're basically saying, "I had a very small error, and the first four people who read it didn't catch it, but I'm not feeling good about readers #5 and #6." :P

Relax! Odds are they won't see it either.