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    It'd look more business-like and professional if printed, but there's something more personal - and maybe harder to ignore - in a neat handwritten letter.

    Any thoughts?
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    Printed. More legible and formal to read. Also, we're living in 21st century dude, technology has been birthed for convenience. You don't want to have spelling/grammatical errors on your hand written scholarship, nor do you want to lose it (resulting in you having to re-write the whole thing again) .

    Therefore, I say get typing!
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    Makes sense.

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    (Original post by PrimateJ)
    It'd look more business-like and professional if printed, but there's something more personal - and maybe harder to ignore - in a neat handwritten letter.

    Any thoughts?
    You've probably already sent it by now, but I've just read this and got really curious about whether anyone is still hand-writing this kind of thing. Personally, I write formal 'thank you' letters by hand (I usually write a draft beforehand, though), but type all other correspondence (other than - obviously - personal letters and cards).

    Typing a 'thank you' letter would feel a bit odd to me; hand-writing any other sort of letter would also feel odd. Does anyone else have a similar approach, or is it completely weird to hand-write anything other than personal correspondence, these days?
 
 
 
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