Yearly Archives: 2015

College Essay Hell plus
7Thu 2015

How to Write the Personal Essay

As a former English major, I’ve always enjoyed writing but understand it’s not everyone’s favorite pasttime. The good news is that this isn’t your standard English essay. The bad news is that you’ve got only 650 words to tell your

Admissions Office plus
5Tue 2015

The Admissions Officer: What do they look for?

Admissions officers are looking for students who are competitive as well as compelling. GPA, testing, teacher evaluations, extracurricular activities, essays and personal qualities are evaluated individually and then given an overall rating. This final rating is often the deciding factor.