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Application Essay

How to start writing your college essay

May 8, 2020, 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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Common mistakes to avoid in college essays

August 2, 2019, Posted In Application Essay
Kyle

Your college application essays play an extremely important role in the overall presentation of your application. The essays are one of the few places where you can truly show your voice and convince an admissions officer why you’d be a great fit for their college or university.  Unfortunately, many students don’t take the appropriate amount … Continue reading Common mistakes to avoid in college essays

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5 keys to a compelling personal statement

August 28, 2015, Posted In Application Essay
Marc

Step into the world of a graduate school admissions officer and what do you find? For starters, you’re tasked with reviewing hundreds of transcripts, GRE scores and a number of equally glowing resumes and letters of recommendation. These accolades, while important, are often diluted by their consistency year in and year out. For an admissions … Continue reading 5 keys to a compelling personal statement

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