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Cecilia Yan

How to make your activities standout on college applications

May 29, 2020, Posted In Activities List
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You are committed to being an active high school student. Now it’s time to tell your story. Whether you took part in a few activities or several, it’s likely each story is important to you. You’ve gone over all the details and revisited the milestones you reached. How could you possibly convey it all in … Continue reading How to make your activities standout on college applications

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The University of Chicago supplemental essays 2019

August 29, 2019, Posted In Supplemental essays
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The University of Chicago supplemental essays are notorious for making students think outside of the box with unique questions crafted by current students and alums alike. Read below for advice on answering Chicago’s supplemental essays: Choose one of the six extended essay options and upload a one- or two- page response.  1. Cats have nine … Continue reading The University of Chicago supplemental essays 2019

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University of Michigan supplemental essays 2019

August 14, 2019, Posted In Supplemental essays
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For those of you applying to University of Michigan, read below to see how our team of former admissions officers would answer the supplemental essays: 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 … Continue reading University of Michigan supplemental essays 2019

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Master’s programs with the highest salary potential

December 7, 2018, Posted In Grad School Planning
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While salary potential is just one of many factors to consider before attaining your master’s degree, it is an important consideration amidst increases in tuition. According to PayScale‘s Best Master’s Degrees for Jobs, here are the master’s programs with the highest salary potential: Biomedical Engineering (BME) Computer Science (CS) Physics Corporate Finance (MBA) General & … Continue reading Master’s programs with the highest salary potential

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Questions you should be asking about graduate school

October 12, 2018, Posted In Grad School Planning
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Whether at a graduate school fair or during an on-campus visit, it’s important to take advantage of the opportunity to talk with an admissions officer. Moreover, there are certain questions that all prospective applicants should be asking: Do you evaluate how a student’s skills and interests will align with potential research efforts of faculty? Within … Continue reading Questions you should be asking about graduate school

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