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The Duke University writing supplement 2017

August 8, 2017, Posted In Supplemental essays
Stephen

The following question is optional for all applicants to Duke University. Duke University seeks a talented, engaged student body that embodies the wide range of human experience; we believe that the diversity of our students makes our community stronger. If you’d like to share a perspective you bring or experiences you’ve had to help us … Continue reading The Duke University writing supplement 2017

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Answering Dartmouth’s 2017 writing supplements

August 7, 2017, Posted In Supplemental essays
Amanda

Dartmouth’s writing supplement requires that applicants write brief responses to two supplemental essay prompts as follows: Please respond in 100 words or less: While arguing a Dartmouth-related case before the U.S. Supreme Court in 1818, Daniel Webster, Class of 1801, uttered this memorable line: “It is, Sir…a small college. And yet, there are those who … Continue reading Answering Dartmouth’s 2017 writing supplements

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The Yale University short answer questions 2017

August 7, 2017, Posted In Supplemental essays
Sophie

Here’s a look at how students can successfully answer Yale’s supplemental essay questions: Students at Yale have plenty of time to explore their academic interests before committing to one or more major fields of study. Many students either modify their original academic direction or change their minds entirely. As of this moment, what academic areas … Continue reading The Yale University short answer questions 2017

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University of Michigan writing supplement 2017

August 7, 2017, Posted In Supplemental essays
Cecilia

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 UC Berkeley Admissions Officer

August 7, 2017, Posted In Admissions Overview
Amanda

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 next counselor Q&A features Jamie, who previously worked in admissions at the University of California – … Continue reading Q&A with former UC Berkeley Admissions Officer

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