Admission Letter / December 9, 2018 / Lidia Jenkins
What if You Deny Something You Should Have Admitted? There is a possible "sanction" for wrongly denying an admission requested of you. And that is that the court could require you to pay the other side s attorneys fees for the time spent trying to prove something that was sufficiently obvious that you should have admitted. I am not personally aware of any court under any circumstances that has awarded that sanction to anybody. I am sure it has happened but is it a significant risk? You decide. Most lawyers I know find some reason-just about any reason-to object to or deny them all.
One of the ways in which you can attract the attention of the admissions board is through opening your statement with an interesting hook that will attract the reader s attention. For example you may have been asked to write a personal statement that outlines how you are a good communicator. If you introduce the topic with a statement such as "When it comes to strong communication I have a secret skill. I have a special ability that not many people have is rarely recognized but is always appreciated..." This is much more effective than "I am a good communicator because of the following..." and will make the reader want to read on.
He or she should also emphasize on all extra-curricular work like any volunteer experience undergraduate projects special programs and involvement in certain useful activities. Irrespective of the approach and option chosen to write the admission letter the individual should be clear honest and positive in his or her approach. The admissions letter or essay is often weighed just as heavily as the other elements of your application if not more so. Why? The admissions letter allows admissions officers to learn more about you and your personality than is shown through your test scores.