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# Essay length - MIT

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12 Oct 2004, 22:57
Would like to know members opinion on the essay lengths - what is the threshold of words in MIT's essays? Is it OK to go over 500 or are they strict like HBS?
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13 Oct 2004, 14:03
mmouse3003 wrote:
Would like to know members opinion on the essay lengths - what is the threshold of words in MIT's essays? Is it OK to go over 500 or are they strict like HBS?

Our rule-of-thumb is no more than 10% over the word limit.

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