Candidate statement grammatical error

DROGE456

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Hi everyone. I accidentally made the mistake of saying "a important" instead of "an important" and "I willing to" instead of "I am willing to". I have also submitted them. Will admissions allow me to resubmit my statements?
 
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I doubt it. Essay submissions bank on the hope that the applicant reviewed before turning it in. Even if admissions was willing to let you redo, they might ask why. The only reason I can think of is if the essay uploaded poorly and cut off or altered your essay.
 

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I doubt it. Essay submissions bank on the hope that the applicant reviewed before turning it in. Even if admissions was willing to let you redo, they might ask why. The only reason I can think of is if the essay uploaded poorly and cut off or altered your essay.

Do you think those grammatical errors will hurt me significantly? Like a make or break type of deal
 
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No, (just in my opinion) I would say that your content will obviously trump these errors. They won't make or break you, but just make this a lesson to pay more attention in the future. I don't think the admissions reader will just dock points for mistakes. You'll be fine!
 

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Hi everyone. I accidentally made the mistake of saying "a important" instead of "an important" and "I willing to" instead of "I am willing to". I have also submitted them. Will admissions allow me to resubmit my statements?
I recently noticed a very similar typo in a grad school application of mine. Still got accepted. That minor typo won't make or break anything.
 
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