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OCI Writing Samples

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 13, 2012 10:36 am

I'm surprised at the number of firms asking for a writing samples. Both of my Legal Research pieces are almost 20 pages though, and the longest memo I have from this summer is 4-5 pages. What is the proper length if nothing is specified?

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Re: OCI Writing Samples

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:21 am

anyone?

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Re: OCI Writing Samples

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 13, 2012 12:30 pm

Most places want <10 pages. If your piece is longer, you can omit a chunk of it, just be sure to note it in the sample so the reader doesn't get confused.

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Re: OCI Writing Samples

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 13, 2012 4:00 pm

From what I've heard...5 pages double spaced is the norm. Most firms don't want to read that much.




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