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Unformatted text preview: would never write a letter to your CEO in bright pink Joker man style writing so it is not acceptable for an academic document. Consistent spacing is also just as important. A paper can look sloppy with irregular spacing. It will be assumed that you did not write a rough draft or that you did not reread the paper before submitting it. Contrary to what we believed in middle school, bigger font does not mean more writing. Once you get to high school and above, you realize teachers start to require a word count instead of assigning a page count. I do not believe formatting a professional business letter and an academic essay should differ from each other. Yes, the serve a different purpose, but both needs to be understood and meet requirements for a broad audience....
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- Spring '09