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myrockyourrock911
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Cover letter format

Postby myrockyourrock911 » Tue Jun 29, 2010 8:29 pm

I have a quick Cl question: Which of the following is a correct format for the beginning of a cover letter?

[Contact name]
[Name of organization]
[Street Address]
[City, State, Zip]

or


[Contact name]
[Title]
[Name of organization]
[Street Address]
[City, State, Zip]

The Guerilla Guide suggests the first option, but I've seen the second suggested by several law schools. Which is correct, or does it not matter? Think it'd be ok to do [Contact Name, Title] on the first line, to save space?
Thanks.

(I posted this in another thread but I don't think anybody's reading it anymore.)

myrockyourrock911
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Re: Cover letter format

Postby myrockyourrock911 » Tue Jun 29, 2010 11:29 pm

bumping this before it's hidden by threads with actually important questions lol

myrockyourrock911
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Re: Cover letter format

Postby myrockyourrock911 » Wed Jun 30, 2010 3:00 pm

Anybody?

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jamaicanjynx
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Re: Cover letter format

Postby jamaicanjynx » Thu Jul 01, 2010 2:11 am

I use the second format because that's the way the recruiters submit it on my school's bidding site. i.e. I write it the way they wrote it.




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