Tag: personal statements

How Can I Trim Down My College Essay?

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Are you finishing up your admission essay, but it's just too long for the word count requirements? Our experts have advice for trimming it down! read more

The Ultimate Guide to Graduate School Applications

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Director of Graduate Admission, Roger Williams University

Applying to grad school is a huge step, and you want to prepare the best application possible. Here's some advice on how to do just that! read more

9 Important Personal Statement Tips for Law School Applicants

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Director of Admissions, New England Law | Boston

Here are some tips from a Director of Admissions on how to write the absolute best personal statement for law school! read more

Engaging Ways to Open Your Personal Statement

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Founder, Moon Prep

You need to write an engaging personal statement to stand out to colleges. The most important component of this is a strong opening. Let's explore how to do it! read more

7 Steps to Writing Your Grad School Personal Statement

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Here are the seven steps to writing your grad school personal statement--with cartoons! read more

Great Grad School Application Essay Examples

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By popular demand: a nice collection of personal statements/letters of intent from accepted grad school applications. read more

How to Stand Out in Your College Applications

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Vice President of Admission and Financial Aid, Endicott College

All that soul searching to find the perfect college has come down to this, your application. But what actually goes into that mythical document? read more

Which Common Application Essay Prompt Is Right for You?

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Managing Editor, Peterson's & EssayEdge

After sifting through thousands of Common App essays, it's clear that some prompts have more potential than others. read more

How to Sound Smart in Your Personal Statement

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The College Essay Guy

These three tips will help you sound smart in your college application essays--just as smart as you really are. read more

Admission Essay Ideas That Just Don't Work

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Director of Communications, Commonwealth School

Some college application essay ideas are bad, and you may not know which ones are. Here are some essay ideas that don't work and potential alternatives. read more