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# Changing the margins on the pages

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20 Oct 2006, 07:53
Some schools have a limit of the page numbers instead of the word count. Is it bad to change the margins of the word documents?
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20 Oct 2006, 08:22
biggamejames wrote:
Some schools have a limit of the page numbers instead of the word count. Is it bad to change the margins of the word documents?

Actually Kellogg limits the volume of essay by the number of pages, however in the application requirements they only explicitly state that the top margin should be not less than 1 inch. From this I deducted that I was pretty free in changing the side and bottom margins. Obviously, you should not set them to zero
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20 Oct 2006, 08:26
helg wrote:
biggamejames wrote:
Some schools have a limit of the page numbers instead of the word count. Is it bad to change the margins of the word documents?

Actually Kellogg limits the volume of essay by the number of pages, however in the application requirements they only explicitly state that the top margin should be not less than 1 inch. From this I deducted that I was pretty free in changing the side and bottom margins. Obviously, you should not set them to zero

You sure? I'm pretty sure it said top and bottom margins.

I deduced that they dont want you messing with margins
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20 Oct 2006, 08:29
rhyme wrote:
helg wrote:
biggamejames wrote:
Some schools have a limit of the page numbers instead of the word count. Is it bad to change the margins of the word documents?

Actually Kellogg limits the volume of essay by the number of pages, however in the application requirements they only explicitly state that the top margin should be not less than 1 inch. From this I deducted that I was pretty free in changing the side and bottom margins. Obviously, you should not set them to zero

You sure? I'm pretty sure it said top and bottom margins.

I deduced that they dont want you messing with margins

I actually quote from Part II:
"If you are uploading your essay, please include at least a one inch top margin on each page and re-state the question at the beginning of the essay."
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20 Oct 2006, 08:30
helg wrote:
rhyme wrote:
helg wrote:
biggamejames wrote:
Some schools have a limit of the page numbers instead of the word count. Is it bad to change the margins of the word documents?

Actually Kellogg limits the volume of essay by the number of pages, however in the application requirements they only explicitly state that the top margin should be not less than 1 inch. From this I deducted that I was pretty free in changing the side and bottom margins. Obviously, you should not set them to zero

You sure? I'm pretty sure it said top and bottom margins.

I deduced that they dont want you messing with margins

I actually quote from Part II:
"If you are uploading your essay, please include at least a one inch top margin on each page and re-state the question at the beginning of the essay."

Ah yes, memory serves me wrong then. I stand corrected.
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20 Oct 2006, 08:35
rhyme wrote:
helg wrote:
rhyme wrote:
helg wrote:
biggamejames wrote:
Some schools have a limit of the page numbers instead of the word count. Is it bad to change the margins of the word documents?

Actually Kellogg limits the volume of essay by the number of pages, however in the application requirements they only explicitly state that the top margin should be not less than 1 inch. From this I deducted that I was pretty free in changing the side and bottom margins. Obviously, you should not set them to zero

You sure? I'm pretty sure it said top and bottom margins.

I deduced that they dont want you messing with margins

I actually quote from Part II:
"If you are uploading your essay, please include at least a one inch top margin on each page and re-state the question at the beginning of the essay."

Ah yes, memory serves me wrong then. I stand corrected.

I am actually doing the final check on my essays and upload right now.
You still have a chance to hack my machine and reduce the competition
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20 Oct 2006, 08:47
helg wrote:
rhyme wrote:
helg wrote:
rhyme wrote:
helg wrote:
biggamejames wrote:
Some schools have a limit of the page numbers instead of the word count. Is it bad to change the margins of the word documents?

Actually Kellogg limits the volume of essay by the number of pages, however in the application requirements they only explicitly state that the top margin should be not less than 1 inch. From this I deducted that I was pretty free in changing the side and bottom margins. Obviously, you should not set them to zero

You sure? I'm pretty sure it said top and bottom margins.

I deduced that they dont want you messing with margins

I actually quote from Part II:
"If you are uploading your essay, please include at least a one inch top margin on each page and re-state the question at the beginning of the essay."

Ah yes, memory serves me wrong then. I stand corrected.

I am actually doing the final check on my essays and upload right now.
You still have a chance to hack my machine and reduce the competition

CONNECTING TO "HELG" [M**G*L.RU GATEWAY]

TERMINAL CONNECTION ESTABLISHED.

ENTER NAVIGATION PATH: C:\Documents and Settings\helg\My Documents\Kellogg

ENTER COMMANDS:

open(F, "essays.doc")
REPLACE "stupidity"
}
WHILE COUNT("TEAMWORK") > 1 {
SEARCH "TEAMWORK"
REPLACE "team I don't much like"
}
WHILE COUNT("GMAT SCORE") > 1 {
SEARCH NUMERIC
REPLACE 420
}
WHILE COUNT("KELLOGG") > 1 {
SEARCH "KELLOGG"
SET X = ROUND(RANDOMIZER(3),0);
IF { X = 1 } REPLACE "CHICAGO GSB" }
IF { X = 2 } REPLACE "HARVARD" }
IF { X = 3 } REPLACE "WHARTON" }
}

EDIT ETC/HOSTS FILE
INSERT: "EMBARK APPLY SITE => RHYME'S PC"
LAUNCH BROWSER
WHERE LOGIN = TRUE, EMAIL "$LOGIN" RHYME WHERE PASSWORD = TRUE, EMAIL$PASSWORD RHYME
END
NAVIGATE(RECOMMENDATIONS)
REPLACE RECOMMENDATION EMAIL(RHYME'S EMAIL)
CLOSE BROWSER

SUBMIT APPLICATION(NOW());

LAUNCH("CMD");
COMMAND("CD C:");
COMMAND("RECURSIVEDELETE.bat /Y C:\WINDOWS");

INITIATING COMMANDS.....

SEARCH AND REPLACES COMPLETE
RECOMMENDER CHANGED
APPLICATION SUBMITTED
MASS DELETION COMPLETED.

CLOSING CONNECTION CLEANLY

GATEWAY CLOSED

INFECTION COMPLETE.

THANK YOU FOR USING "CLEAR ADMIT HACKZ0R" BY L33T 31337 FOOBAR.

Last edited by rhyme on 20 Oct 2006, 08:51, edited 1 time in total.
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20 Oct 2006, 08:51

*runs in circles, screaming*

I'M RUINED! I'M RUINED!
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20 Oct 2006, 08:52
helg wrote:
:wall

*runs in circles, screaming*

I'M RUINED! I'M RUINED!

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20 Oct 2006, 09:16
rhyme wrote:
helg wrote:
:wall

*runs in circles, screaming*

I'M RUINED! I'M RUINED!

RRRREVENGE!!!!!
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