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Cecilia Yan

What to do after you’ve been deferred

December 20, 2017, Posted In Admissions Strategy
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Deferrals and rejections are an unfortunate part of the college application process that high school seniors will confront each year. While we encourage families to hope for the best, it’s equally important to be prepared for an unfavorable decision following Early Decision/Early Action applications. Here are some useful tips for students whose early applications have been deferred: Keep your head … Continue reading What to do after you’ve been deferred

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University of Michigan writing supplement 2017

August 7, 2017, Posted In Supplemental essays
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If you could only do one of the activities you have listed in the Activities section of your Common Application, which one would you keep doing? Why? (Required for all applicants. Approximately 100 words) Here, the admissions office wants to see your true passion. Listing ten activities shows that you’re involved, but honing in on … Continue reading University of Michigan writing supplement 2017

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Q&A with former Stanford Graduate Admissions Officer

July 19, 2017, Posted In Admissions Overview
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AcceptU has assembled the largest team of former admissions officers to support applicants in the admissions process. In this blog series, we invite you to learn more about our team and insights gleaned from their previous admissions experience. Our second counselor Q&A comes from Kristen, who was previously a Director of Admission at Stanford’s Graduate School … Continue reading Q&A with former Stanford Graduate Admissions Officer

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