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In this article, College Advisor Julia discusses the new Common App essay prompt. For more guidance on your personal essays and the college application process in general, sign up for to […]

3 min read The following success story features recent Columbia University x Trinity College Dublin admit Lochlan Z, who was a member of CollegeAdvisor.com. For more information about our programming and […]

8 min read Check out the article below for tips from CollegeAdvisor.com’s Admissions Experts on how to write a great college essay. For more guidance on personal essays and the college […]

For 1-on-1 help with your college applications from CollegeAdvisor.com’s Admissions Experts, register with CollegeAdvisor.com today. Born and raised in Norway, Line dreamed of exploring the world ever since she was […]

The following article features recent Northwestern University admit Bridgette, who was a member of CollegeAdvisor.com’s Scholars Program. For more information about our programming and personal guidance about the college application […]

Photographer: Kat Stokes | Source: Unsplash In the following article, CollegeAdvisor.com Admissions Expert and admissions officer Nichole Reynolds answers frequently asked questions about the supplemental essays for college! For more […]

Photographer: Christina @ wocintechchat.com | Source: Unsplash In the following article, admissions officer Pam Walton answers frequently asked questions about college financial aid! For more guidance on financial aid and […]

Photographer: J. Kelly Brito | Source: Unsplash In the following article, an admissions officer answers frequently asked questions about the college essay (also known as the CommonApp Essay, or the […]

The following article features CollegeAdvisor.com’s Ray Li. For more information about our programming and personal guidance about the college application process, head to CollegeAdvisor.com and sign up for a monthly plan […]

The following article features CollegeAdvisor.com’s Maria Jose Acosta Robayo. For more information about our programming and personal guidance about the college application process, head to CollegeAdvisor.com and sign up for a […]

Photographer: Ethan Robertson | Source: Unsplash Are you planning on applying to college during the 2021-2022 application cycle? If so, you likely already know that the summer before senior year […]

If you’re applying to college, you probably know that your list of activities and extracurriculars can make or break your admission results. But what distinguishes a good list from a […]

Photographer: Anna Earl | Source: Unsplash Looking for ways to volunteer as a high schooler? Hoping to get more involved in your community? Searching for a meaningful experience? If you’re […]

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Photo courtesy of University of Pennsylvania The following University of Pennsylvania essay examples were written by several different authors who were admitted to UPenn. All names have been redacted for […]

Image courtesy of University of Michigan The following University of Michigan essay examples were written by authors who were admitted to University of Michigan (UMich). All names have been redacted […]

The following essays were written by several different authors who were admitted to University of California (UC) schools and are intended to provide examples of successful UC essays. All names […]

Photo courtesy of UChicago University The following essay examples were written by several different authors who were admitted to University of Chicago and are intended to provide examples of successful […]

The following essay examples were written by authors who were admitted to New York University and are intended to provide examples of successful NYU application essays. All names have been […]

Photo courtesy of Northwestern University The following essay examples were written by several different authors who were admitted to Northwestern University and are intended to provide examples of successful Northwestern […]

Photographer: Benjamin Rascoe | Source: Unsplash The following essay examples were written by several different authors who were admitted to Harvard University and are intended to provide examples of successful […]