No, you should not leave that section blank, simply because the cover letter may, or may not, be passed on through the system with the application form.


No question in an application form should go unanswered (unless it's innappropiate). It is not unusual for there to be redundancy in all sorts of communication, and as has been mentioned already, the answer to the application may be read by someone who is not provided the cover letter. I also would be hesitant to simply copy what is in your cover letter. ...

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