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Word Limit - 500 words does not equal 7900 characters

CardinaldreamsCardinaldreams Posts: 87Registered User Junior Member
edited December 2008 in Princeton University
Hey,
You know the word limit for the option Essay is 500 which equals about 3000 characters but in the box below 7900 characters are allowed which equals about 1200 words? What does this mean - I mean surely if they were just allowing for space they would allow 800 words?

Please help
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