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Is it no longer than one page?
Have you signed your name boldly and confidently?
Is every word spelled correctly? Is all grammar, syntax, punctuation, and capitalization correct? Is the letter free of typographical errors? See this page of our Cover Letter Tutorial.
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Is the letter concise and to the point? See this page of our Cover Letter Tutorial.
Does it avoid such cliches as “I have taken the liberty of sending my resume enclosed herewith”?
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