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"No matter what, I like being who I am. Nothing is going to stand in my way. I am very focused[...]

Why focus on "Why?" for better college essays

After reading hundreds of thousands of essays over the years as an admissions officer, dean of[...]

The plum opportunity of the college interview

Many years ago as a senior in college, I landed an internship in the admissions office[...]

#CollegeBoundStories: The Reimagined Gap Year

"My mom had me when she was 16. She's a nurse. I think she's done very well for herself. She has[...]

How important are Summer jobs for college applications?

I often read a variety of articles that I feel would be helpful to share. In this recent New[...]