Why X School question (Essay)

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Philipsssssss
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Why X School question (Essay)

Postby Philipsssssss » Wed Dec 08, 2010 10:04 am

My "Why X School" is one page long (single spaced).

1) Is it too long?
2) Should I double space it?
3) Going back to another post I made (viewtopic.php?f=2&t=140129), should I drop the idea of a DS if i have a long ass Why X School?

Thanks.

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Re: Why X School question (Essay)

Postby tourdeforcex » Wed Dec 08, 2010 10:17 am

1. maybe, do you genuinely believe everything you wrote? or did you just summarize everything on the school's website. if you believe everything, then no, it is not too long. if you just wrote out everything you think they would like you to write, then maybe.
2. double-space if they ask for it or if you think it looks better that way
3. is the DS very good? if it is mediocre, don't worry about it.

hope this helps.

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Re: Why X School question (Essay)

Postby Philipsssssss » Wed Dec 08, 2010 1:57 pm

^ Thanks for the feedback.

Yes, all i wrote i meant. Ofcourse I used some key points from various sources, but i tied all of it to what i believed in.

I am using Arial Narrow font size 11 double space...is that "acceptable"?

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Re: Why X School question (Essay)

Postby JJDancer » Wed Dec 08, 2010 2:32 pm

arial NARROW might be a bit much - Try Garamond 12?

Also, double space it for sure. Nothing should be single spaced besides your resume.

Even if you meant everything, I'm sure you can try to condense it somewhat - so try that




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