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College Essays That Made a Differenceby Princeton
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What's the scariest part of the college application? For most, it's that big white space where an essay is supposed to go, and this book puts you in the admissions officer's seat as you set out to write those college application essays.
College Essays That Made a Difference, 2nd Edition includes 123 real-life essays written by applicants to Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, Yale, MIT, and more, as well as complete application profiles of all the students, including test scores, GPAs, demographic information, and where they got in and where they didn't.
Inside you'll find interviews with admissions pros at Amherst College, Bucknell University, Colgate University, Cooper Union, Deep Springs College, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Macalester College, Northwestern University, University of North CarolinaChapel Hill, University of Virginia, Wake Forest University, and Yale University.
You'll also find real essays written for applications to the following colleges: Amherst College, Barnard College, Bates College, Boston College, Bowdoin College, Brown University, California Institute of Technology, Carleton College, Claremont McKenna College, Colby College, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Davidson College, Duke University, Georgetown University, Harvard College, Haverford College, Johns Hopkins University, Macalester College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Middlebury College, New College of Florida, Northwestern University, Pomona College, Princeton University, Rice University, Stanford University, Swarthmore College, Tufts University, United States Air Force Academy, United States Coast Guard Academy, United States Naval Academy, University of Chicago, University of Notre Dame, University of Pennsylvania, Washington and Lee University, Washington University in St. Louis, Wellesley College, Wesleyan University, Williams College, and Yale University.
Featuring real-life essays written by applicants to Harvard, Princeton, and Yale, this guide can help students write an essay that will greatly improve their chances of getting into college.
College Essays That Made a Difference, 3rd Edition includes real-life essays written by applicants to Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, Yale, MIT, and more, as well as complete application profiles of over 100 students, including test scores, GPAs, demographic information, and where they got in and where they didn't.
College Essays That Made a Difference, 3rd Edition includes essays submitted to the following schools:
Bryn Mawr College
California Institute of Technology
Claremont McKenna College
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
New College of Florida
New York University
University of California– Los Angeles
University of California–San Diego
University of Notre Dame
University of Pennsylvania
Washington & Lee University
Washington University in St. Louis
This guide can help students write an essay that will greatly improve their chances of getting into college.
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