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## Make your point as succinctly as you can
-If your first draft requires more than two paragraphs to get to the point of your topic, edit to slim things down. You may have a lot of competition, so try to make a good impression quickly. If your proposal is too much work to read or understand, it might get skipped during the selection process.
+If your first draft requires more than two paragraphs to get to the point of your topic, edit to slim things down. Remove words that can be removed without the changing meaning. You may have a lot of competition, so try to make a good impression quickly. If your proposal is too much work to read or understand, it might get skipped during the selection process.
## A few examples of good proposals
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