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Word count for short essays?

jenuinex26jenuinex26 Posts: 104Registered User Junior Member
edited August 2006 in Stanford University
What is the max # of words for the short essays? and how do you "write" in the boxes that they give you?

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Replies to: Word count for short essays?

  • ferretsforfrancsferretsforfrancs Posts: 65Registered User Junior Member
    Online or paper?
  • RCMan13RCMan13 Posts: 414Registered User Member
    I don't think there is a word count. I think it says about 1/3 of a page for each.
  • ferretsforfrancsferretsforfrancs Posts: 65Registered User Junior Member
    If you are doing it online, there is a character count. Although I can't remember what that is at the moment.

    Once to two paragraph, appox. The online app will tell you if you go over the limit.
  • jsullivan89jsullivan89 Posts: 93Registered User Junior Member
    is it 1/3 of a page double or single spaced??
  • nngmmnngmm Posts: 5,708Registered User Senior Member
    If you do it on paper, you just have to make sure it fits in the space provided. Single spaced is fine, but make sure it's a reasonable size font (at least 10)
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