no specification for writing sample length?

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no specification for writing sample length?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 03, 2013 2:58 am


so what if the employer puts through the schools OCI posting that they want a writing sample, but does not specify page length. think we can just use the shorter, 5 page writing sample we have?

i assume the best answer is prepare both..but my other sample (which is a bit above 10 pages) was horrible format wise, and unfortunately i do not have a final "edit" or proofread of the paper if i edit it it has to be by i dont even know if i would be 100% right.

or perhaps they specify it somewhere less conspicuous??

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Re: no specification for writing sample length?

Postby TheFactor » Sat Aug 03, 2013 1:30 pm

short (fewer than 10 pages) is usually best. but it doesn't really mater because nobody is going to read it.

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