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Word limits [#permalink] New post 23 Nov 2006, 18:49
I have several essays that have a 250 word limit, which is about 2/3 of a page in default format in MS Word.

1 page is 330 words. Do you think it's okay to write 1 full page for the essays?
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 [#permalink] New post 23 Nov 2006, 18:57
that's 30% over the limit... may be a bit too much.
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 [#permalink] New post 23 Nov 2006, 19:00
Could they really mean 1 page?

There are some questions where I have more to say, but others where I have less to say. I could make 1 essay 200 words and another 300 words.
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Re: Word limits [#permalink] New post 23 Nov 2006, 19:59
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I have several essays that have a 250 word limit, which is about 2/3 of a page in default format in MS Word.

1 page is 330 words. Do you think it's okay to write 1 full page for the essays?


No. Go up to 10% over but no more.
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 [#permalink] New post 23 Nov 2006, 19:59
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I would just follow the direction.
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 [#permalink] New post 23 Nov 2006, 20:00
homefry wrote:
Could they really mean 1 page?

There are some questions where I have more to say, but others where I have less to say. I could make 1 essay 200 words and another 300 words.


No, they mean 250 words.
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Is it too much to write 650 words for a 500 -word- essay?
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 [#permalink] New post 24 Nov 2006, 19:25
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Is it too much to write 650 words for a 500 -word- essay?


In my view, yes. Thats substantially over the limit.
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