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Cover Letter Font Size and Style

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Cover letter font size should be the same as your resume font size, between 10 and 12. If your letter includes a heading with your name and contact information, you may choose to make this font slightly larger.

The font itself should also be the same as your resume; choose a readable bookprint font such as Times New Roman, Arial, or Calibri.

There is no need to use different styles in a cover letter. Use a uniform font (a bookprint font such as Times New Roman, Arial, or Calibri) and avoid underlining, italicizing, or bolding.

However, if your letter includes a heading with your name and contact information, you may choose to bold or underline this text. Your cover letter heading should be the same as your resume heading.

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