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3-Step Checklist for Wrapping Up the Common App

December 15th, 2020 / Audrey Richardson / Uncategorized, / Comments Off on 3-Step Checklist for Wrapping Up the Common App

So you’re finally wrapping up the Common App—you’ve created your account, chosen colleges to apply for, filled out your profile, chosen and notified your recommenders, drafted your essay(s), and fretted over a million tiny details. But don’t hit that submit button just yet! In this article, we’ll go over a few last-minute tweaks to take your Common App to … Continue reading “3-Step Checklist for Wrapping Up the Common App”

College Admissions Essay Advice:

November 10th, 2011 / / A-List Blog, Educational Articles, / Comments Off on College Admissions Essay Advice:

Alan Gelb, author of “Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps,” delivers tips on how to keep a college essay within bounds in The Choice’s recent article, “Advice on Whittling Your Admissions Essay.” As most college admissions essays require that students don’t exceed 500 words, college essay expert, Gelb reveals that it is essential … Continue reading “College Admissions Essay Advice:”