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COLLEGE ESSAY WRITING WORKSHOP RECAP & ESSAY PROMPTS FOR NEXT YEAR’S APPLICATIONS

COLLEGE ESSAY WRITING WORKSHOP RECAP Last night, Deb Shaver, the Dean of Admissions at Smith College, presented an essay writing workshop to our juniors in order to help them gain insight into what admissions offices are looking for and what they like to see (and don’t like to see!) when reviewing college essays. (Thank you, Dean… Continue reading COLLEGE ESSAY WRITING WORKSHOP RECAP & ESSAY PROMPTS FOR NEXT YEAR’S APPLICATIONS

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“FIVE THINGS APPLICANTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE 2016-2017 COMMON APP”

August 1st is the unofficial start to college application season because that’s when the Common App reopens and accounts roll over to the updated version for the year. It isn’t necessary to start your applications on 8/1, but you should use the month of August to do as much of your applications as possible, including… Continue reading “FIVE THINGS APPLICANTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE 2016-2017 COMMON APP”

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THE COALITION (PART III: SHOULD YOU USE THE COALITION APPLICATION?)

The Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success is a new collective of US colleges and universities that has formed to create a new college admissions application portal–similar to the Common Application–known as the Coalition Application. In this three-part post about the Coalition and Coalition App, we will reveal: Part I: Who the Coalition is and why they… Continue reading THE COALITION (PART III: SHOULD YOU USE THE COALITION APPLICATION?)

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THE COALITION (PART II: WHAT IS THE COALITION APP AND HOW HAS IT BEEN RECEIVED?)

The Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success is a new collective of US colleges and universities that has formed to create a new college admissions application portal–similar to the Common Application–known as the Coalition Application. In this three-part post about the Coalition and Coalition App, we will reveal: Part I: Who the Coalition is and why they… Continue reading THE COALITION (PART II: WHAT IS THE COALITION APP AND HOW HAS IT BEEN RECEIVED?)

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THE COALITION (PART I: WHO IS THE COALITION AND WHY DID THEY UNITE TO CREATE A NEW COLLEGE APPLICATION?)

The Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success is a new collective of US colleges and universities that has formed to create a new college admissions application portal–similar to the Common Application–known as the Coalition Application. In this three-part post about the Coalition and Coalition App, we will reveal: Part I: Who the Coalition is and why they… Continue reading THE COALITION (PART I: WHO IS THE COALITION AND WHY DID THEY UNITE TO CREATE A NEW COLLEGE APPLICATION?)