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by Jocelyn Johnson, on Nov 28, 2014 3:00:00 PM

“3...2...1… Okay, here I come!” I call out and uncover my eyes. I scan the living room. And after about five seconds, I see a shadow of five small fingers …

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Topics:Community

by Story2 Guest Author, on Nov 28, 2014 2:00:00 PM

I lift the pack onto my knee and slide it on gently so as not to twist my back. I buckle the waist strap so that my legs hold the …

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by Story2 Guest Author, on Nov 28, 2014 1:38:00 PM

With my coffee growing colder, and my Sunday errands list more looming, I went to the kitchen to take inventory for my final pre-Thanksgiving grocery run. Canned pumpkin, check. Pie …

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Topics:High School and College

by Jocelyn Johnson, on Nov 26, 2014 11:30:00 AM

In an interview with Princeton University Career Services, Carol Barash, Story to College Founder, CEO, comments on how to thrive at Princeton, or any school. No matter which college or …

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Topics:High School and College

by Story2 Guest Author, on Nov 24, 2014 2:00:00 PM

1. A good story causes your brain to release a chemical that makes you more empathetic. A team of researchers in the UK found that the brains of people who …

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Topics:High School and College

by Jocelyn Johnson, on Nov 19, 2014 12:27:00 PM

Jamie,* a student in my college essay writing course, pulled me to the side. “So I think I know what I want to write about now, but I’m not sure,” …

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Topics:High School and College

by Jocelyn Johnson, on Nov 18, 2014 10:30:00 AM

We're moving into the final leg of the 2014 admissions race. But, don’t short change yourself by cutting corners on your applications because you’re feeling burnt out or pressed for …

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Topics:High School and College

by Jocelyn Johnson, on Nov 14, 2014 2:19:00 PM

Giving your college admission essay direction and purpose will provide the structure necessary for keeping your reader’s attention. Map It from Story2  shows students how to identify and organize the details, …

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Topics:High School and College

by Jocelyn Johnson, on Nov 12, 2014 6:01:00 PM

The fear that creeps in after sitting for hours brainstorming the introductory sentence of your college admission essay is a shared experience for high school students this season. The intimidating …

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Topics:High School and College

by Jocelyn Johnson, on Nov 12, 2014 1:19:00 PM

Story2 Now Publicly Available To All Students Applying For College Story To College, the company that brings the art and science of storytelling to students in the college application process, throughout …

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by Jocelyn Johnson, on Nov 10, 2014 6:23:00 PM

Students working on college admission essays often stumble at the beginning, when trying to pick a topic. Story2 makes starting your essay as easy as taking a quiz on Facebook …

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Topics:High School and College

by Carol Barash, PhD, on Nov 6, 2014 10:00:00 AM

Over the past 30 days, I’ve had a unique window on the Early Admission process, watching nearly 2,000 students work on their essays at our new site, Story2. Over 100 of …

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Topics:High School and College

by Jocelyn Johnson, on Nov 4, 2014 4:04:00 PM

Are you still stuck on taking the first step with your college essay? It may be easier than you think. Admissions officers want to get to know the real you—who …

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Topics:High School and College