Student Essay Example: Person of Influence

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This blog is part of a series featuring supplemental college admission essays written and approved for publication by Story2 students. This essay by Ricardo, a graduate from NYU, was chosen because of its authentic

Student Essay Example: Defining Moments for Wisdom

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Córdoba, Argentina This blog is part of a series featuring supplemental college admission essays written by Story2 students. This essay by Cecile, a student at USC, was chosen because of its effectiveness in focusing

Writing and Storytelling for UC Application Essay Prompts

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“Just be yourself!” I told a student just the other day. When I think about it, I have used that same line many times. I know it is the type of advice that is easier said than done, but there is a lot of truth to it.

The Power of Community: Answering Greenlight Scholars Essay #2

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A college is a community of diverse individuals. What is your ideal of community? What communities do you come from? How have those communities shaped and supported you and how have you shaped and supported those

Student Essay Example: Finding Stillness in Life

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This blog is part of a series featuring supplemental college admission essays written by Story2 students. Sophie’s essay was chosen because of its effectiveness in utilizing a driving question that weaves in specific