Please follow the below instructions to change your file format:-
1. Open your essay in its current format (using Microsoft Word or WordPerfect).
2. Click on File and select Save As.
3. Select a location to save the file from the Save in drop-down menu. We recommend saving it on the Desktop or on a floppy disk.
4. You edit the name in the File name box to give the file a new name.
5. Click on the drop-down menu next to Save as Type and select Rich Text Format (.rtf), Word 97-2003 Document (.doc) or Word Document (.docx)
6. Click Save to accept the changes.