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by Story2 Staff, on Jul 23, 2021 10:45:13 AM

"So, can you start by telling me about your background?" the hiring manager asks. It's not the first time you've heard this question during your job search, and it won't …

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by Story2 Staff, on Jul 22, 2021 7:33:02 PM

The Common App essays are your chance to show admissions who you are and how you will make a difference in college and in life.. Admissions officers describe the essay …

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by Story2 Staff, on Jul 22, 2021 6:42:16 PM

The Common App's Additional Information Section is a helpful way to share more details about yourself. But for many students, it isn't clear what should go here, and they end …

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by Will Geiger, on Jul 22, 2021 6:36:59 PM

There are more than 1000 Test-Optional and Test Flexible Colleges. Jessica walked into my office looking defeated. She sat down in a chair, her shoulders slumped. “My scores went down…” …

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by Will Geiger, on Jul 22, 2021 6:27:14 PM

One of the growing trends in admissions is the rise of asynchronous interviews or “video essays,” which are essentially interviews that you complete independently via video. These types of interviews …

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by Story2 Staff, on Jul 22, 2021 6:19:03 PM

We huddled in the alley, in the rain, by the emergency exit of The Comet. “Five minutes guys,” yelled the stage technician, peeking his head outside the door. We were …

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by Carol Barash, PhD, on Jul 22, 2021 6:11:17 PM

There are many places students’ college admission essays get derailed. The first is the search for “the right topic.” A college admission essay is a completely different beast from the …

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by Mimi Wilmerding, on Jul 22, 2021 12:26:42 PM

The first thing you need to understand is how to pick and answer one of the Common App personal essay questions (aka “prompts”). Your personal statement and supplements are important …

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