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I made 3 spelling mistakes on my application. Are my chances ruined?
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I swear I checked over and over and just happened not to catch them before hitting submit. I did things like forgetting to put a space between a word, mispelling one word on my resume, and forgetting to put a hypen between another word.

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@Merryaa year ago [edited]

I also accidentally encountered many typos on my resume and was quite worried. word wipe I have learned from experience that I will be more careful after checking through spell check software.

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Hi @Ivybeam, the kind of mistakes you made were very minor ones so I do not think that whoever reads your file is going to keep tracking of such things and marking you down for them.

If you have more colleges to apply to for regular decisions, I would focus on those applications and double and triple-check them with Grammarly or some other app.

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