I'm trying to write a sentence that I cannot figure out how to express. I want to tell my school that they should have received my transcript since another school received it and I ordered for both schools at the same time.

Here's how it goes:

[The transcript was ordered awhile ago and another institute for which I ordered a transcript at the same time has received it last Thursday. ]

The sentence sounds incorrect, lengthy, and confusing. Please help! I'm not against in splitting this sentence into two simpler sentences, but I'm curious as to how this sentence could be written beautifully.

  • I'm not sure I understand your situation. Are you potentially interested in transferring to one of two new schools and you want to tell your current school that one of these potential new schools has received a transcript but the other has not? – Shoe Feb 7 at 9:29

It's fine, though a bit stilted (and "awhile" is an adverb: you mean "a while").

More normal would be "another institute I ordered a transcript for at the same time". But I don't think you can do it "beautifully" in a single sentence because of the the amount of information you want to get into that clause.

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