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Stephen’s College Essay Breakthrough: Write Honestly

Looking back almost 12 years later, I’m certain that essay was a crucial piece of my application. It was also cathartic to write. It helped me deal with an extremely difficult situation; there’s nothing quite like putting the proverbial pen to paper and committing your thoughts to words.

Posted on October 15, 2013

Episode 8 – The Importance of Rewriting Essays

Episode 8 – The Importance of Rewriting Essays You’ve mastered the art of emotional narrative and slain the first draft dragon. Now, you’re reading it over…

Posted on October 7, 2013

Episode 5 – Choosing Your College Essay Topics

Episode 5 – Choosing Your College Essay Topics It’s impossible to create an amazing movie on the foundation of a weak premise. Similarly, you CANNOT write…

Posted on September 16, 2013

How I Got Into College: This Admissionado Life

This week’s episode of This American Life, “How I Got Into College,” is all about trying to decode college acceptance. But we’re a little worried that this particular episode may have left folks feeling a bit more clueless than clued in to what works in the application process. So we rounded up our team of College Consultants and Editors to have ’em weigh in on all this.

Posted on September 11, 2013