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Last-Minute College Application Checklist

The January 1st deadline is fast approaching! Use this checklist as you finalize your applications or let us help. This first group of questions is meant to help you assess how well you have described yourself as an applicant that is both a fit and a match for the school

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How To Write The Emory University Supplemental Essays (2020-2021)

Welcome to the Emory University supplemental essay prompts for the 2020-2021 application cycle! Here’s everything you need to know. (You can refer to the Emory University website if you want to see how exactly they’re presenting their essay prompts for this year.) In addition to your Personal Statement, please answer

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How To Write The Princeton University Supplemental Essays (2020-2021)

Welcome to the Princeton supplemental essays! Princeton University divides its numerous supplemental short answer and essay questions into an “Extracurricular Activity and Work Experience,” “Your Voice,” and “More About You.” They also ask for a “graded written paper as part of your application,” for which you should simply submit your

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How To Write The University of California Essays (2020-2021)

Welcome to the 2020-2021 essay prompts for UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara, UC Irvine, UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz, UC Riverside, and UC Merced! Here’s everything you need to know. (You can refer to the University of California admissions website if you want to see how

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How To Write The Stanford University Supplemental Essays (2020-2021)

***Interested in reading our Stanford supplemental essay guide for the 2020-2021 application cycle? Click here! https://www.hceducationconsulting.com/post/how-to-write-the-stanford-university-supplemental-essays*** Before I get started, I want to warn you: the Stanford supplement is very long, and very difficult to write. You can often get a sense of what a school is looking for in

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How To Write The MIT Application Essays (2020-2021)

As the Massachusetts Institute of Technology explains on its admissions website, they’ve chosen to eschew the Common App (good for them!) and ask you to write a series of short responses, without the long personal statement. Here they are. We know you lead a busy life, full of activities, many

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How To Write The Cornell University Supplemental Essays (2020-2021)

Welcome to the Cornell supplement for the 2020-2021 application cycle! For Cornell, you only need to write one supplemental essay, but it’s a rather long one. Depending on what school or program you’re applying to (the College of Arts and Sciences, Dyson, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, etc.),

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