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Common Application and Supplemental Essays (Cont'd)

Let’s continue today with more insights into dealing with Common Application and supplemental essays. These essays are of vital importance in college applications, especially applications to highly competitive and so-called “elite” schools.

To give you some additional real-world perspectives, I’m including here more representative essays from my student archives. I’ll make some background comments about the writers (obviously, names have been changed for privacy), comment on their essay, and throw in some tips about the essay process.

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