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Font Size for PS??

Font Size for PS??
« on: October 06, 2007, 01:06:43 PM »
I was working on my PS today for a couple law schools but am unsure about the font size.  Some schools specify at least 11 or higher, while others make no mention of it.  Should I just assume 11 is the status quo and go with that, or would it be a good idea to individually e-mail each school and find out?

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Re: Font Size for PS??
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2007, 01:42:06 PM »
I'd start out with 12 and reduce to 11 if you have to for space reasons. But I don't think it matters too much.

Re: Font Size for PS??
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2007, 03:51:48 PM »
I think 11 is fine.  The only school to my knowledge that requires a 12 font is UCLA.  The smallest font allowed specifically by a school is 10 by Cornell. 

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Re: Font Size for PS??
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2007, 03:54:53 PM »
14 point Comic Sans or bust

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Re: Font Size for PS??
« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2007, 04:09:14 PM »
I did mine in red.... I want it to show how dynamic I am.

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Re: Font Size for PS??
« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2007, 05:23:58 PM »
Just use 12 point Times or something standard like that. They aren't judging you based on font, just don't make your font stand out.

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Re: Font Size for PS??
« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2007, 08:12:23 PM »
Arial Narrow is my font of choice. :D

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Re: Font Size for PS??
« Reply #7 on: October 06, 2007, 08:41:32 PM »
I went with symbol 5pt.  If you make it too easy on them, they think you're a pushover.

Re: Font Size for PS??
« Reply #8 on: October 06, 2007, 09:36:29 PM »
I went with symbol 5pt.  If you make it too easy on them, they think you're a pushover.

Haha, good stuff.  Thanks for the laugh

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Re: Font Size for PS??
« Reply #9 on: October 06, 2007, 11:29:23 PM »
Just use 12 point Times or something standard like that. They aren't judging you based on font, just don't make your font stand out.

So... green instead?