How Long is your cover letter?

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How Long is your cover letter?

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jul 24, 2011 10:01 pm

Hey, I was just wondering - how long is your cover letter and what is "too long"?

My cover letter's around 320 words, but takes up the whole page including heading and everything. Do you guys think that's okay?

Thanks in advance!

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Re: How Long is your cover letter?

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jul 24, 2011 10:03 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Hey, I was just wondering - how long is your cover letter and what is "too long"?

My cover letter's around 320 words, but takes up the whole page including heading and everything. Do you guys think that's okay?

Thanks in advance!


Mine is 430 and fits on one page without a problem (size 11 font). 320 is absolutely fine

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Re: How Long is your cover letter?

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jul 24, 2011 10:06 pm

3 paragraphs, get to the point and get out. Honestly, they dont really want to read these, but in case theres anything eyepopping that you need to get off your chest, its your opportunity to do so.

def not more than a page.




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