a year ago
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Abbreviations on CommonApp

So for a EC description I'm character limited however and wanted to ask can I change

blah blah & yearly fundraiser that raises on average 1 (5k.) wanted to add the 15k part.

to blah blah & yearly fundraiser that raises approx. 15k.

I wanted a second opinion on whether or not it is okay to abbreviate approximately.


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a year ago

Abbreviations are totally fine, as long as they're common usage and obvious :) You could also use a tilde ~ to approximate amounts to save even more space, if you wish!


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