I know this may be a silly question but do schools really pay attention to the subject matter and number of communications made with the school prior to applying?
Hjort summed it up pretty well. If their interaction with you is outside the norm, it certainly could affect you chances. Also, always be polite and courteous to the clerical staff. Arrogance will get you an automatic ding.
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