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Jamie Moynihan

A peek inside the admissions office: Holistic review

March 12, 2021, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Jamie

The term “holistic review” is thrown around all the time in college admissions. You’ll hear it referenced at virtually every tour and information session that you attend and it is plastered on admission websites. But what does holistic actually mean? Holistic review differs from high school to high school and can mean different things at … Continue reading A peek inside the admissions office: Holistic review

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How to write the COVID-19 Common App essay

July 24, 2020, Posted In Application Essay
Jamie

This year the Common Application is providing students with a dedicated space to discuss their experience and time spent throughout the COVID-19 lockdown.  The prompt reads: Community disruptions such as COVID-19 and natural disasters can have deep and long-lasting impacts. If you need it, this space is yours to describe those impacts. Colleges care about … Continue reading How to write the COVID-19 Common App essay

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