UHCO Personal Statement Wordcount

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  1. tnn

    tnn Junior Member
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    I've just finished my personal statement, but the problem is that UHCO limits personal statements to 500 words... I have 560 words. I've been trying to cut it down, but I think I've done the most I can without leaving out things I really want the admissions committee to know. Do you guys think I would be okay 60 words over?

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  2. sco1styear

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    I would cut it down to their limit. They set the limit for a reason (so they don't have to read personal statements that should be novels) and I imagine would not be too pleased for someone applying to ignore their directions.
     
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    See U at UHCO soon TNN :D good luck with app's~
     
  4. pre_opt_sku

    pre_opt_sku 2010 O.D.
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    I also agree to cut it down. Generally short and to the point is much better than long and drawn out, even if you do have a lot to talk about.
     

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