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Writing The College Essay

Writing The College Essay

Writing a strong essay may not be your specialty, but it is a vital part of the college entrance process. Working with a great writing tutor and following these simple tips from an article in The US News & World Report can help you turn your average or sub-par essay into a winning one. The US News & World Report questioned many college admissions officers who have to read entrance essays every year. A great intro: Your college entrance essay should start off with a creative, attention-grabbing intro. The only thing that’s more boring and painful than writing an entrance essay is reading hundreds, thousands of them. This is a min ... Read More About Writing The College Essay

College Waiting Lists

College Waiting Lists

Many students who are on the bubble of being accepted into a college will be placed on a waiting list. Students will have to sweat it out for months while that college makes its final decisions.             Students can opt to stay on waiting lists; however, less than 30% of wait-listed students will eventually be accepted, according to The US News & World Report. Also, students’ chances are significantly lower for Ivy League Schools and other elite colleges. Recently, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has accepted anywhere from 0-40 students from its waiting list that ... Read More About College Waiting Lists

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