personal statement word count

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personal statement word count

Postby ladodgers » Fri Dec 31, 2010 2:33 am

if we are to keep the ps 500 words or less, does that mean keep it under two pages, or literally keep it under 500 words using the word count function?

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Re: personal statement word count

Postby kitmitzi » Fri Dec 31, 2010 2:36 am

If it says exactly "500 words or less" that means word count, not page count. Better be 500 or less.

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Re: personal statement word count

Postby verklempt » Fri Dec 31, 2010 3:39 am

It means your adcomms are tired of reading wordy PS and will be pissed off if you try to sneak a longer PS past them.

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