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  • Important Steps as You Apply to College
    by Dan Stern on September 18, 2017 at 8:15 pm

    Now that you're in the swing of working on your college applications, here are a couple important tasks: 1 - Whenever you get an email from a college, open it. Colleges track demonstrated interest more than ever. The post Important Steps as You Apply to College appeared first on College Essay […]

  • Expert Advice on Writing Those Supplemental Essays
    by Dan Stern on September 15, 2017 at 10:21 pm

    Hopefully, you've gotten a head start on writing your Common App main essay over the summer, and you're focusing more on your supplemental essays now. But whatever your situation, the first step should be organization. If College Essay Organizer is supplied by your school, then you're all set […]

  • University of Georgia Requires Essays for All Applicants
    by Dan Stern on September 7, 2017 at 1:08 pm

    University of Georgia early applicants always had a great incentive to apply early: no essays to write! This year, things have changed, and ALL freshman applicants must write two required essays whether they apply through the Coalition App or UGa's School App. This is in line with the ever growing […]

  • Yale's 2017-2018 Essay Questions Have Been Released
    by Dan Stern on August 22, 2017 at 10:42 pm

    After days of waiting, the Common App has finally released Yale's essay questions for the 2017-2018 season. As we can expect from more competitive schools, the wording of the essay questions has changed, though the spirit remains the same. However, what we can't expect from a top-caliber school […]

  • Check Out University of Chicago's Essay Questions for 2017-2018 Season
    by Dan Stern on August 16, 2017 at 6:25 pm

    While there are many unknowns in the college application process, especially in regards to essay questions, one thing that is predictable is that the University of Chicago will release intriguing essay questions! This year the tradition continues, and students will not be disappointed in their […]

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