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Stephen Friedfeld

How to start writing your college essay

May 31, 2019, Posted In Application Essay
Stephen

The Common Application does not go live until August 1, but students should begin working on their admissions essays now. If students are applying to colleges or universities accepting the Common Application the essays will remain the same as last year. Those questions include: Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is … Continue reading How to start writing your college essay

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Five ways to get a jump-start on your college apps

May 17, 2019, Posted In College Admissions
Stephen

What are you doing this summer? Perhaps you’re scooping ice cream – or traveling abroad on a community service trip. Or maybe you’re taking a class at a community college to explore an academic interest (which will look great on your college applications!). Maybe you’re teaching yourself to play an instrument, or reading for pleasure, … Continue reading Five ways to get a jump-start on your college apps

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The Princeton supplemental essay 2018

August 31, 2018, Posted In Supplemental essays
Stephen

Princeton University gives you the option to choose one of four extended essays in their writing supplement for 2018. Read below to see how our former admissions officers would answer these questions: Essay In addition to the essay you have written for the Common Application or the Universal College Application, please write an essay of … Continue reading The Princeton supplemental essay 2018

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