4000 or 4500 characters?

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  1. CyborgNinjaX

    CyborgNinjaX Junior Member
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    I'm confused... is there a 4000 character limit or 4500 limit on the personal statement?
     
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  3. electron

    electron Newbie
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    thats including spaces
     
  5. CyborgNinjaX

    CyborgNinjaX Junior Member
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    I hope you're not offended by me asking this (I'm just paranoid) - do you have any proof of this? My statement is at 4000 right now.
     
  6. EngDentist

    EngDentist Perfect Chompers
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    Cut and paste from current cycle application:
    "Your Personal Statement should address why you desire to pursue a dental education and how a dental degree contributes to your personal and professional goals.

    You are encouraged to compose your statement in a text-only word processor (e.g., Notepad), review your statement for errors, then cut and paste the final version into the text box above. Click the Save button and return to the Personal Statement to review the formatting of your text. You are limited to approximately 1 page (4500 characters, including spaces).

    Some formatting characters used in programs like Word (angled quotes, accents, special characters) will not display properly. Carefully review your final text and to make the necessary corrections to the format."
     
  7. OceanBlue

    OceanBlue HA! I knew it.
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    ONE IMPORTANT THING THAT I WANT TO POINT OUT FOR THOSE WHO ARE APPLYING.......
    PLEASE PROOFREAD IT LIKE 10X BEFORE YOU SUBMIT IT BECAUSE ONCE YOU CLICK SUBMIT....THAT'S IT!
    Last year I had the word "the" spelled as "he" and I think I had the word "working" as "woking", and I know 5 or 6 people in here also got some dumb spelling mistakes before they submitted it. Seriously, I proofread my thing like 10x, but when I cut and paste it, I think I accidentally deleted some letters. Didn't want ya'll to make the same mistake.;)
     

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