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A Guide to the Columbia Supplemental Essays 2022-2023

August 22, 2022

Located in the heart of New York City, Columbia University has long been one of the most competitive schools in the world. Consistently ranked among the top five colleges in the U.S., Columbia attracts a

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How to Approach the Yale Supplemental Essays 2022-2023

August 17, 2022

As you embark on the road to writing your Yale supplemental essays 2022-2023, it’s important to think about why you’ve chosen to apply, beyond the obvious fact that Yale is consistently one of

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Writing the Brown Supplemental Essays 2022-2023

August 10, 2022

Brown University might be on top of your school list due to its self-directed academics or plethora of clubs and intramural sports. Or you could be convinced that the Modern Culture and Media department is

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Common College Admissions Myths Debunked by Former Admissions Officers

August 8, 2022

As you gear up for the upcoming application season you are going to be hearing a lot of rumors and college admissions myths that might stress you out. Do you need a perfect GPA? Do you need to excel

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Former Admissions Officers Discuss Impressive Extracurriculars

August 2, 2022

Considering how competitive the college admissions landscape has become, students have to try and find unique ways to stand out from the rest of the application pool. Because high GPAs and SAT scores are common, one of the ways in which they can

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Applying to USC Early Action: What the New Policy Means

August 1, 2022

The University of Southern California is a top choice for many students, particularly creative ones. Whether you’re an aspiring actor, dancer, filmmaker, or screenwriter, if you have your eyes on becoming

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A Guide to the UChicago Supplemental Essays 2022-2023

July 26, 2022

You probably already know that admission into the University of Chicago, with its acceptance rate of around 5%, is far from guaranteed. But as you gear up to apply, you might get further thrown off

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Tips for Starting High School: A Comprehensive Guide to the 9th Grade

July 25, 2022

If you’re a rising freshman, you are probably a combination of nervous, scared, and excited to open the doors to this new chapter of your life. Don’t freak out! Embrace the change and make the most

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An Analysis of the Cornell Supplemental Essays 2022-2023

July 20, 2022

After working on multiple essays for each of your applications, you might be surprised to learn that you only have to write one supplemental essay for Cornell University. But it’s a big one! Your response must be as long as your personal statement. Cornell receives thousands of applications

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Former Admissions Officers Offer Advice on the Why School Essay

July 18, 2022

Different colleges have various characteristics that they look for in incoming students and supplemental essays are often what they use to determine a good fit. The most common prompt among these is the why school essay, which as the name suggests, wants to know exactly why you want to attend that particular college.

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