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Formal argument vs Persuasive Writing

College writing is really interesting YET hard. Most of the time you’ll be asked to write about things that you need to prove profoundly and empirically. What is wrong, Why is it not correct, How is it not right and so on If you suck at writing during middle school or high school, you’re in […]

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The reality of wealth

Anh Nguyen Writing from a global perspective Dr. Laura Martin THE REALITY OF WEALTH Does wealth mean that we are rich solely with materialistic possessions, or can we be even richer without them? Can the human race live more civilized when we’re still living under a developing economy with low-quality healthcare, infrastructure or education? My […]

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The pleasure of pain

One of my favorite paper for the writing course Fall 2011 Anh Nguyen ENG 107 Essay 2 – FINAL DRAFT 7th November 2011 Professor Matto   THE PLEASURE OF PAIN   “Why is grandma still sleeping, mommy ? She hasn’t talked to me since yesterday.” “She’s still dreaming, a long long beautiful dream … dear. […]

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My-3rd-100% score-business-assignment

Firstly, thank you, my dear biology-major-roomie (Victoria) and my neighbor living in room 214 (Erica) for their patience to read and correct silly mistakes of every weekly business assgnment of mine.    Every Wednesday I receive my assignment and every Friday I submit my assignment at a super close timely manner via email to my […]

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Transfer?

Transfer 101: The ins and outs of switching schools Filling out college applications the first go-around was probably enough to make you thankful you’d never have to do it again. But if you’re thinking about transferring, get ready for round two.  Whether you are considering transferring for social or academic reasons, before you don a […]

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How To Write An Amazing Resume For Your Common App

The resume (aka “brag sheet”) is often overlooked by high school students in the college admissions process. It is simply a summary of your activities and background in high school. It serves a very important role in the Ivy League admissions process. If you want to get into Princeton, you’re going to need a great […]

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GPA Tips

Low GPA? 3 tips on how to get into Ivy League schools by JOHN CHANG Low GPAs are a common problem. You sail through middle school, and then you hit high school. Everything is new, you don’t know where your classes are, you don’t have a core group of friends, and you honestly feel lost. […]

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ESSAYS Tips

The Common App has limited space to express yourself. Your only opportunity – outside of supplemental materials – are the essays (both generic and school-specific) that you must write. Here are 5 basic tips to writing a quality college admissions essay for top schools: 1. Market yourself, not a story. What I mean is – […]

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How to get into Wharton, U PENN

How to get into Wharton and the University of Pennsylvania the power of business and international exposure So today let’s talk about what Ivy League schools like in their candidates. It’s no secret that each school prefers a different profile of candidates despite the fact that they do want a well-rounded class. As you know […]

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Yale Admissions Guide

To get into Yale there are five things that you want to do extremely well Number one: Visit the campus. Ivy League schools, in general, pride themselves on legacies. They are also impressed with people who demonstrate high interest by visiting the campus. This is one of the clearest ways to demonstrate that you are […]

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How to get a Stanford-caliber letter of recommendation for college admissions

Letters of recommendation are probably the most underlooked (and consequently underutilized) tools in the college admissions process. There’s a fundamental reason why – high school students are afraid of their teachers/bosses/coaches. They’re afraid of asking for what they really want – an outstanding, glowing letter of recommendation that highlights strengths and re-affirms the student’s story. […]

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HOW TO GET INTO STANFORD

How to get into Stanford the value of being a maverick and playing sports Okay so now let’s talk about Stanford. Stanford is unique in that it’s technically not an Ivy League school and yet it’s at the caliber of probably the best Ivy League schools in the country. Stanford is different as well in […]

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Harvard vs Stanford

4 Key Different Between HARVARD and STANFORD Harvard is on the East Coast. Stanford is on the West Coast. Harvard is older and more traditional. Stanford is newer and more liberal. Harvard is well-known for its liberal arts and humanities. Stanford is well-known for its engineering and technology. Both are great schools, but which one […]

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Take a look at Ivies

The biggest secret you will ever learn about Ivy League admissions It’s the stories, not the scores. It’s the stories, stupid. This is one of the biggest secrets that I share in my guide to elite college admissions. Students are doing it ALL WRONG. They focus on the WRONG THINGS – things like an extra […]

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Extra Curricular Acitivities Tips

Why high school summers are crucial to winning college admissions Don’t overlook how important each summer can be to your chances of going to a dream college. Most students flip burgers and work at Gap, but the best students – the ones who get into Harvard and Stanford – fill their summers with extracurricular activities, […]

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