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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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by Will Geiger, on Aug 28, 2020 7:15:00 AM

If you’re preparing to write your college admissions essays, you might find yourself wondering where to start. “What topics am I supposed to write about? What do admissions officers want …

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by Rebecca Acree, on Aug 20, 2020 2:01:31 PM

Supplemental essays are a great opportunity to give admissions officers more insight into why your unique character and life experiences make you a great fit for their school. Like many …

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by Rebecca Acree, on Aug 18, 2020 4:28:27 PM

Stanford University has incredibly high standards for admission, so it should come as no surprise that their application is quite intensive! In total, applicants must respond to 11 different supplemental …

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by Carol Barash, PhD, on Jul 30, 2020 12:11:39 PM

At Story2, we believe in the transformative power of authentic storytelling, and we are dedicated to helping students unlock that power. Since 2014, we’ve taught more than 250,000 students how …

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by Will Geiger, on Jul 23, 2020 5:06:32 PM

In the admissions process, most students will encounter the dreaded personal statement. Whether you are using the Common App, the Coalition Application, or a college-specific application, you’re bound to encounter …

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by Will Geiger, on Jul 23, 2020 10:12:34 AM

Writing a powerful essay is important for not only getting into college, but for winning scholarships. Scholarship essays come in many different forms as all scholarships are different. Some scholarship …

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