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2015-2016 Common Application Essay Prompts Just Announced

on March 31, 2015 in Alerts, Application Process
2015-2016 Common Application Essay Prompts Just Announced

Today The Common Application announced the 2015-2016 essay prompts. They provide a lot of opportunity for creative thinking on the part of students, I like them! We are pleased to share the 2015-2016 Essay Prompts with you. New language appears in italics: Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful […]

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Reflections of Denison University President Adam Weinberg on Students, Parents, Institutions, and Pricing

on December 15, 2014 in Application Process, Selecting Your College
Reflections of Denison University President Adam Weinberg on Students, Parents, Institutions, and Pricing

The new president of Denison University, Adam Weinberg, presented at this year’s IECA conference in Florida. His session, “Reflections of a New College President on Students, Parents, Institutions, and Pricing” provided food for thought with regard to the future of higher education. He cited the results of a recent study performed for Denison—college tours all […]

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University of Washington Essay Prompt

on September 16, 2014 in Application Process
University of Washington Essay Prompt

The 2015 UW admissions essays have been modified somewhat this year with reduced word counts. The application will go live October 1st, but students may see the prompts here.

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Excellent Tips on Writing the College Essay

on June 17, 2014 in Application Process
Excellent Tips on Writing the College Essay

Carol Barash has provided some excellent tips on writing the college essay. Her five topic suggestions should provide students with some food for thought before launching into the writing process.

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