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why is it showing as a hard hit and not a soft hit
I got a pre approved credit card offer in the mail when I checked the simulator on credit karma it showed it would raise my score so I accepted the offer on the same day. Now when I checked my score today it is showing a hard inquiry not a soft inquiry. I thought if it was pre approved it showed on your report as a soft hit not a hard. I'm trying to rebuild my credit and was doing ok and now this. why???

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