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Common Application 2015-2016 Update

on August 12, 2015 in Application Process
Common Application 2015-2016 Update

The Common Application for 2015-2016 is now live. This is a great time to get a start getting familiar with the many aspects of the application. The Common Application is a working document, so add some colleges that you are considering and see if there are supplemental essays to write. Try writing some activities in […]

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Openings in Writing Workshops

on June 25, 2015 in Application Process
Openings in Writing Workshops

Jonathan Shapiro is again offering several terrific personal statement writing workshops this summer and still has a few openings!  

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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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