Harvard PS word limit?

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Harvard PS word limit?

Postby mountwhite » Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:56 am

Hi everyone, so I only recently realized that HLS has a lower page limit than pretty much every other top school. Harvard asks that applicants limit their essays to two pages, whereas most others say around two pages or even 2-4 pages. My essay is around 2.5 pages. Is it absolutely necessary to cut down to two for harvard?


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Re: Harvard PS word limit?

Postby cavalier1138 » Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:25 pm

Yes. Two pages is the ideal PS length to begin with, but get used to complying with arbitrary word/page limits on your work.

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