Peanut Gallery and College Admission Essays

When Steve Jobs designed the iPhone, he didn’t poll the mailman, his closest friends, the dentist, and local assemblywoman to find out what they wanted in a phone. He just led the development of a great phone. He didn’t take their input on what they wanted because Steve Jobs didn’t … 

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Writing College Essays

There’s an old expression: writing is about rewriting. As rising high school seniors begin writing college essays this summer (if they’re smart — as waiting to do so during the school year isn’t a good idea), they need to internalize this expression and make it their mantra. Writing is about … 

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