why x length?

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viacavour
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why x length?

Postby viacavour » Sat Dec 03, 2011 6:29 pm

How long should a why X, or any additional essay be?

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westinghouse60
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Re: why x length?

Postby westinghouse60 » Tue Dec 06, 2011 5:32 am

I'm wondering this as well. The only why X I've submitted was for Cornell, it ended up being a little less than 1 page double spaced. I'm working on why Penn/Mich right now, and am kind of worrying they're getting too long.

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Dany
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Re: why x length?

Postby Dany » Tue Dec 06, 2011 6:05 am

Typically no more than one page, double spaced.

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Re: why x length?

Postby seahawk32 » Wed Dec 07, 2011 11:55 am

Dany wrote:Typically no more than one page, double spaced.


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cutecarmel
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Re: why x length?

Postby cutecarmel » Sun Dec 11, 2011 11:53 pm

Yes. All of the Why X? statements that I have had to write have been 1 page, or 500 words (which is not much more than a page). Write a page to be safe.

Dany wrote:Typically no more than one page, double spaced.




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