On Being Yourself in College Admissions

It’s important to be yourself. A lot of folks give their friends pep talks before they go on dates. Maybe their words of encouragement go something like, “Just be you.” It’s simple. It’s straightforward. And it’s advice that folks often also apply to the highly selective college admissions process. But … 

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Being Yourself in Admissions Essays

They say that it’s important in life to “be yourself.” We couldn’t agree more. On a first date, it’s best not to pretend that you’re a highly successful hedge fund manager if in fact you are a barista at Starbucks. This is especially the case if you happen to arrive … 

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