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Common App Essay Tips & Prompt Analysis

To wow the Adcom, show how your experiences have shaped your INSIGHTS into things. How do you do that? Check out our Common App Essay Prompt Analysis.

Posted on January 18, 2020

My Personal Essay: A Big Story or a Small Story?

Choosing a topic for your personal essay can be… daunting. The questions are so inspiring! And yet challenging! And also numerous! And super important! One of the hardest questions to figure out as you wrack your brain for material is how “big” your story should be.

Posted on December 27, 2019

What does selectivity mean in college admissions?

Acceptance rates say more about the college admissions process than they do about school quality. Getting into a highly selective school can feel like winning the…

Posted on September 17, 2019

Why College Applications Are So Complicated

Dear college applicants: it gets easier. If you’re looking at a college application for the first time this spring, know that it’s the most complex application…

Posted on May 7, 2019