Diversity Statement

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luhrenzo
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Diversity Statement

Postby luhrenzo » Tue Oct 18, 2011 12:34 pm

I'm going to include a diversity statement as addendum. Is their an appropriate length for this? I don't want to write a second personal statement but I think including a diversity statement would be useful.

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luhrenzo
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Re: Diversity Statement

Postby luhrenzo » Tue Oct 18, 2011 1:44 pm

bump

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citygirl000
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Re: Diversity Statement

Postby citygirl000 » Tue Oct 18, 2011 7:57 pm

Hi - it should be about 1 page double spaced 12 font ... unless of course the application for a specific school says something different.

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Re: Diversity Statement

Postby theadvancededit » Tue Oct 18, 2011 7:59 pm

Diversity statements are not addenda. Addenda are usually explanations of disciplinary records, as well as specific circumstances affecting GPA and LSAT scores.

That said, diversity statements should be about a page, 11 to 12 point font (favorites: Times New Roman, Calibri, Arial, or Garamond). Maximum of 500 words, but a minimum of 200.

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Re: Diversity Statement

Postby Rawlberto » Tue Oct 18, 2011 8:06 pm

I am curious to know; should the DS or PS have a title?

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Re: Diversity Statement

Postby theadvancededit » Tue Oct 18, 2011 8:18 pm

Rawlberto wrote:I am curious to know; should the DS or PS have a title?


It should just be: "[Name], [LSAC #], [Type of Document]".

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Re: Diversity Statement

Postby paulshortys10 » Wed Oct 19, 2011 2:27 am

theadvancededit wrote:
Rawlberto wrote:I am curious to know; should the DS or PS have a title?


It should just be: "[Name], [LSAC #], [Type of Document]".


This goes on the actual PS/DS document?

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Re: Diversity Statement

Postby theadvancededit » Wed Oct 19, 2011 3:32 pm

paulshortys10 wrote:
theadvancededit wrote:
Rawlberto wrote:I am curious to know; should the DS or PS have a title?


It should just be: "[Name], [LSAC #], [Type of Document]".


This goes on the actual PS/DS document?


Yes.

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Re: Diversity Statement

Postby Sh@keNb@ke » Wed Oct 19, 2011 4:10 pm

Should the PS/DS be in Word or in a PDF?

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Re: Diversity Statement

Postby No13baby » Wed Oct 19, 2011 5:49 pm

Sh@keNb@ke wrote:Should the PS/DS be in Word or in a PDF?

Word. LSAC won't let you upload PDFs - you upload everything as a Word document and it will convert the whole app into one big PDF for you.




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