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"brief"

"brief"
« on: November 22, 2008, 11:21:46 AM »
Most of my apps ask for a "brief" personal statement.  I know that conventional wisdom is that 2 pages is the best length, but I really like my statement the way it is now, at 2 1/2 pages.  I have a version that I've shortened to two pages but i just don't think it reads as well as the longer one.  So what do you think... is 2 1/2 pages still "brief" enough? 

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Re: "brief"
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2008, 11:24:54 AM »
I think that's fine.  Just make sure you check each school's website to see if there are any specific length requirements (GW, for example, requires 500 words or less).