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Harvard University supplemental essays 2020

August 14, 2020, Posted In Supplemental essays
Amanda

As you’ll see below, Harvard’s supplemental essays are optional. That being said, if you feel as though you have more to say in addition to your Common Application materials, you should answer the Harvard supplement. Read on to find out how to answer Harvard’s 2020 supplemental essays. You may wish to include an additional essay … Continue reading Harvard University supplemental essays 2020

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Stanford University supplemental essays 2020

August 14, 2020, Posted In Supplemental essays
Marc

Supplemental essay questions help an admissions officer uncover the voice, personality and identity of an applicant through writing. Each short essay presents the unique challenge of delivering a concise response to questions that appear to warrant long-winded answers. Here are some quick tips to help jog your own brainstorm for the Stanford supplement: Short questions: What is … Continue reading Stanford University supplemental essays 2020

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How COVID-19 deferrals will impact 2021 college applicants

August 7, 2020, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Amanda

It’s no secret that COVID-19 has impacted the class of 2020. Now, according to a recent article in the Boston Globe, many incoming freshmen are opting to defer and postpone their college entry, which will, in turn, significantly affect the class of 2021.  “Twenty percent of Harvard first-year students are opting to defer their admission … Continue reading How COVID-19 deferrals will impact 2021 college applicants

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The Brown University supplemental essays 2020

August 5, 2020, Posted In Supplemental essays
Kyle

Brown University presents applicants with prompts to three supplemental essay questions. Here are some tips at how you can answer each one: Brown’s Open Curriculum allows students to explore broadly while also diving deeply into their academic pursuits. Tell us about an academic interest (or interests) that excites you, and how you might use the … Continue reading The Brown University supplemental essays 2020

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The MIT supplemental essay 2020

August 5, 2020, Posted In Supplemental essays
Marc

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology supplement consists of 5 short-answer essays. Here are our tips and tricks to note when completing MIT’s supplemental essays: In the MIT application, they are not looking for one long, highly-polished essay. Instead, interspersed throughout the application will be short-answer questions designed to help MIT get to know you. Just … Continue reading The MIT supplemental essay 2020

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