Typeface, fonts & look
I agree with the remarks about typographic look (font, spaces, ...). There is a very easy way to ensure consistency: do not use Word, but LaTeX. It can be somehow less intuitive in the beginning, but in the end you can concentrate on what you write and not on typographic details (which, I agree, can be a mental habit difficult to get if you are used to micro-manage the look of your text).
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