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  1. Newbie
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    Mistake at the Motivation Letter. Was it too bad?

    Dear friends,

    I sent an application for LL.M program last week and I was just re-reading the motivation letter I sent them. That's when I realized I made a mistake by writing "economical politics" instead of "economic policies"... Before sending it, I read it a thousand times and I just didn't see it until now! Do you native English speakers believe this is a terrible mistake? I am worried, because I believe the rest of the letter was quite good, and I really don't want to miss the chance of being accepted because of this...

    Thanks a lot!
    Last edited by Isabella Melo; 05-Apr-2013 at 18:30.

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    Re: Mistake at the Motivation Letter. Was it too bad?

    You have posted this in two separate sections. It is confusing to post duplicate questions. I am closing this thread - people will still be able to answer in the Editing and Writing Topics section.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 06-Apr-2013 at 22:10.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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