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by Rebecca Acree, on Sep 28, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Hoping to head to a “public Ivy” next year? The University of Virginia might be the school for you! UVA requires two supplemental essays, each with a maximum of 250 …

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by Rebecca Acree, on Sep 25, 2020 3:14:27 PM

If you’re applying to NYU, you’re in luck — there’s only one supplemental essay for you to write! And the question is simple enough: Why NYU? You have 400 words to …

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by Rebecca Acree, on Sep 23, 2020 10:04:31 AM

If you’re applying to Cornell, you’re in luck! While some of its Ivy peers require upwards of 10 supplemental essays, Cornell requires just one, with a maximum of 650 words …

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by Rebecca Acree, on Sep 23, 2020 9:51:25 AM

When you’re applying to the esteemed Columbia University, you’ll need to complete a series of supplemental essays and questions. Columbia requires responses to four list questions, which must be answered …

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by Rebecca Acree, on Sep 21, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Hoping to become a Blue Devil next year? With its 6% acceptance rate, Duke University is among the most selective in the country. Your supplemental essays are your opportunity to …

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by Rebecca Acree, on Sep 18, 2020 5:01:05 PM

Your grades, test scores, and list of extracurricular activities help admissions readers understand who you are as a student and college applicant, and your personal statement helps them understand who …

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by Rebecca Acree, on Sep 15, 2020 12:19:41 PM

Unlike many other schools, Harvard’s supplemental essays are optional. It’s up to each student to decide if they have more to share beyond the information that’s already included in the …

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by Rebecca Acree, on Sep 11, 2020 12:13:45 PM

Hoping to spend your college years in sunny Southern California? USC might be the school for you! But before you make your way to LA, you’ll need to complete USC’s …

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by Rebecca Acree, on Sep 8, 2020 4:41:10 PM

Students who apply to Brown must respond to 3 supplemental essay questions, each with a maximum word count of 250. These essays are your chance to show admissions officers who …

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by Rebecca Acree, on Sep 4, 2020 12:00:00 PM

College essays are a crucial piece of the admissions puzzle. They’re your best — and sometimes, only — chance to tell admissions officers in your own words who you are, what you …

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by Rebecca Acree, on Sep 3, 2020 4:48:03 PM

When you’re starting to write a college essay, you might find yourself wondering about the word count. How long or short should it be? Are word count limits suggested, or …

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by Rebecca Acree, on Sep 1, 2020 8:15:00 AM

The first sentence of anything you write is crucial, and that’s especially true of college admissions essays! The goal of your essay is to make the reader interested enough in …

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