Diversity statement , how many words?

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CarmenRose
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Diversity statement , how many words?

Postby CarmenRose » Sun Oct 30, 2011 2:51 pm

I don't know how many words is suitable
1000+now
I am confused.

Thanks!

jasonxu89
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Re: Diversity statement , how many words?

Postby jasonxu89 » Sun Oct 30, 2011 3:03 pm

I am wondering the same question. I have around 650 now.

CarmenRose
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Re: Diversity statement , how many words?

Postby CarmenRose » Sun Oct 30, 2011 3:09 pm

jasonxu89 wrote:I am wondering the same question. I have around 650 now.

a long one may be make people sleepy and have no more interest to read it
I am worrying about that
shrug~

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FryBreadPower
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Re: Diversity statement , how many words?

Postby FryBreadPower » Mon Oct 31, 2011 1:54 am

1000 may be overkill unless you have the most riveting Diversity story of all time. I've heard 500-650/700. I think AdComms usually air on the side of "the shorter, the better" (obviously there is a limit to this rule).




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