It shows admissions officers who you are as a person and differentiates you from the others.It is crucial to present your true personality through your essay.We will then recommend a personalized plan of action.
We have worked with students from across the Chicago area and across the country, and 100% of our clients have achieved acceptance to at least one of their target schools.
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A few tips on writing your essay: Show your thinking.
Many of the prompts on the Common Application are left open-ended for a reason. A common mistake that students make while writing their essays is focusing completely on an event that took place.
Your essay should be a window into your personality that adds vitality and depth to the facts and statistics listed in your application.
When well-written, the essay allows admissions officers to see not only how you write, but also gives them a glimpse into the kind of person you are in a way your transcript cannot.
Throughout the process, coaches are dedicated to ensuring that a student’s genuine voice is maintained and his or her core theme is clearly reflected so that the students’ essays make the greatest impact on admissions committees. It was nice to have someone outside of the family to make suggestions and help with editing; our daughter was more receptive to and objective to your suggestions, which allowed her to refine her essays, while still maintaining her voice, ideas, and writing style.
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Every year, the number of qualified students applying to top schools increases, resulting in drops in acceptance rates.
Harvard College accepted 1,962 out of 42,749 applicants in 2018, a mere 4.59 percent—the lowest acceptance rate in Harvard’s history.