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    I'm going through the White & Case online application for vacation schemes but getting confused about the level of detail they want in the covering letter. They say that we should cover both why i want to work in law int he city and why at white & case.

    They go on to state that two general paragraphs is not consider 'sufficiently detailed'. I have written 800 words on these two points. Would this be way too much?
    Considering i would have to add in bits about my skills etc
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    I'm going through the White & Case online application for vacation schemes but getting confused about the level of detail they want in the covering letter. They say that we should cover both why i want to work in law int he city and why at white & case.

    They go on to state that two general paragraphs is not consider 'sufficiently detailed'. I have written 800 words on these two points. Would this be way too much?
    Considering i would have to add in bits about my skills etc
    Generally speaking, a covering letter shouldn't be longer than a page. I think the issue at W&C is more "general" (i.e. not specific or detailed) paragraphs than the length; they're just saying they don't want some wishy-washy buzzword heavy bull**** that we all sometimes feel the need to spout at recruiters.
 
 
 
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