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A quick definition of incorporation:

Definition: Incorporation is when a group of people want to start a business and make it official by filling out some paperwork. They have to send this paperwork to a special office called the Secretary of State. Once the paperwork is approved, the business becomes a legal entity and can start operating.

A more thorough explanation:

Definition: Incorporation is the legal process of creating a corporation. This means that a group of people, called shareholders, file an application and some paperwork with the government to create a new business entity.

For example, let's say that three friends want to start a business selling handmade soap. They decide to incorporate their business, which means they have to file some paperwork with the government. This paperwork includes something called the Articles of Incorporation, which is a legal document that outlines the basic details of the new corporation, such as its name, address, and purpose.

Once the government approves the application and the Articles of Incorporation, the new corporation is officially created. This means that the business is now a separate legal entity from its owners, and it can do things like sign contracts, own property, and sue or be sued in court.

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anyone have advice on submitting an additional rec letter after WL even if the admissions officer said it's not necessary? rec letter is from someone affiliated with the school..
I would still do it
18:01
not someone claiming they got accepted from the SMU WL
One of my waitlist allowed me to submit a fifth letter of rec after submitting 4 in my initial applicstion
18:03
I just hope SMU gives me a chance once my test results post :’)
If it’s another prof, I would ask the law school if it’s okay if the new recommender submitted another letter directly to admissions team, if they say yes definitely go for it
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I only have one LOCI for them left and I’m waiting to use it when my last results release, otherwise I would
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valley SMU would be so lucky to have you you would be such an asset
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