The Why College Essay Is a Date

It’s a question on so many elite college application supplements: “Why do you wish to go here?” Sometimes the question is longwinded. Sometimes the question is just two words. But no matter how it’s phrased, make no mistake, the school is trying to gauge if the applicant has actually done … 

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Top Colleges Want Students Who Love Them

Penn asks the question. So does Cornell. Brown, Columbia, Dartmouth, and Yale do, too. The list of highly selective colleges that asks the question goes on and on. So what question is it, you ask? The verbiage may be different depending on the school but the question is the same: … 

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Show Colleges You Love Them

In dating, sometimes it’s best to play it cool, aloof if you will. Maybe take a couple of days to write a date back. Maybe don’t tell them you love them and want to have babies with them on the very first date. And by maybe we mean definitely for … 

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