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2.5 seems a little long for the DS. Also, having read your PS previously, are you sure your DS doesn't overlap with it? Make sure they are distinct from each other. I think you can probably cut down on the DS.
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itachiuchiha wrote:My PS is 2 pages double spaced
My DS is 2.5 pages double spaced.... is this too long?
Yes. Cut it down to ~1.5 pages. Writing in a concise manner and knowing what to edit is an important skill to demonstrate in your essays.
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Just fyi - Penn wants all additional statements, including diversity, to be 1 pg dbsp or less. Just throwing it out! The conventional wisdom appears to be 1 page dbsp
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