PS length

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Susan_Walid
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PS length

Postby Susan_Walid » Tue Aug 16, 2011 4:46 pm

How many words does the PS have to consist of? In other words, is there a minimum requirement? One paged single-spaced? Two pages single spaced? HelP!

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boosk
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Re: PS length

Postby boosk » Tue Aug 16, 2011 5:25 pm

isn't it usually 2 pages double spaced?

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fltanglab
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Re: PS length

Postby fltanglab » Tue Aug 16, 2011 5:27 pm

It varies by school. Do the research and use appreqs.com.

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Re: PS length

Postby Susan_Walid » Wed Aug 17, 2011 8:25 am

Thanks for the website. I'm looking at it now. I'm still not very clear. Is this 2 pgs, 2-3 pgs, 4 pgs double-spaced or single-spaced? Thanks guys..

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Bildungsroman
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Re: PS length

Postby Bildungsroman » Wed Aug 17, 2011 8:31 am

Make it 2 full pages of 11 or 12 point font double-spaced unless the application specifically says otherwise, which it probably won't. Berkeley lets you have 4 pages, I think U Washington(?) sets a 500 word limit, but other than that I can think of no schools where 2 pages double spaced is not the credited response.




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