Essay formatting

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therandom9
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Essay formatting

Postby therandom9 » Sun Oct 03, 2010 5:20 am

What is the preferred font/spacing? I'm using standard Times New Roman 12pt double-spaced, just wanted to check.

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Waggly Toast
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Re: Essay formatting

Postby Waggly Toast » Tue Oct 05, 2010 9:08 am

That is acceptable.

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Dany
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Re: Essay formatting

Postby Dany » Tue Oct 05, 2010 10:33 am

I think that's TCR. Also, 1" margins.

trudat15
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Re: Essay formatting

Postby trudat15 » Tue Oct 05, 2010 2:01 pm

Is 12 the norm? Can one write on 11?

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Dany
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Re: Essay formatting

Postby Dany » Tue Oct 05, 2010 2:12 pm

trudat15 wrote:Is 12 the norm? Can one write on 11?

Schools have different directions; look at the apps.

My opinion? No one has ever gone wrong with 12pt TNR.

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Re: Essay formatting

Postby kalvano » Tue Oct 05, 2010 5:53 pm

Most schools have no set directions, but anything below 10 is a no-no, and that's really pushing it. 12 is best, 11 if you must.




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