Tag Archive: typos

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Logical Reasonings / 12.1.15

A. Spell check, people, learn to use it. Mental Floss
B. Mark Zuckerberg is giving 99% of his Facebook shares to charity. Yes, he will still be way richer than you. USA Today
C. Your prayers have been answered. Asteroid mining is now totally legal. You just have to get to the asteroid. Wall Street Journal
D. Take note, aspiring attorneys, judges have heard dumb arguments before, and they’re not gonna take it sitting down. Above the Law
E. All the great music you missed this year because you were studying for the LSAT. Rolling Stone

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Finding Typos in Your Law School Application After You Submit

Typos. In very important missives. That you’ve already sent to very important people. Argh.

Everyone has been there at one time or another, including lawyers (which can be especially embarrassing). And, as you might be acutely aware, it happens to future lawyers, too. When you’ve been staring at the same thing six hundred times while you polished it, trying to get it just so, your eyes can start missing the little things. The irony.

It’s that time of year when people start freaking out over typos they find after they’ve hit the submit button. I feel your pain. There’s no magic wand or time machine to undo that submission, so here’s the best you can do.