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I'm about to begin my DS and was wondering about a suitable length. I was thinking one page, 1'' margins and 11pt font -- does this seem reasonable? Thanks for your feedback!
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I was also wondering this, especially when it comes to Columbia.
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Mine is 500 words and a little under a 1.5 pages. This would be good to know, I really have no clue as to how long they should be.
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Two pages max, but try to keep it to one page. Powerful and concise. They don't want to read another lengthy personal statement. Btw I found this out all by using the search function, look there for more advice.
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Last year, mine was 425, and I kept it all on a single page. I think the advice to keep it as close to one page as you can is spot on. The length that the OP specified seems reasonable.
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