Tag: writing your personal statement

Privilege in College Admissions: Framing Your Background on Applications

November 14, 2019

The recent college admissions scandal might have rendered you speechless. If you’re wondering whether this is another overblown news story, think again. The scandal has brought to light st

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36 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Writing Your Personal Statement

April 25, 2017

In less than 650 words, you have to persuade a stranger to care about you and your application. That’s why the Common App personal statement is one of the most discussed aspects of the col

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