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10 Tips for Writing A Common App Essay That Colleges Will LOVE

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GAIN SOME PERSPECTIVE

Before you begin, take a moment to reflect on what colleges are looking for: students with proven character, passion, purpose, curiosity, intellectual vitality, adaptability, sensitivity, drive, creativity, generosity, maturity, originality, and diversity (of race, culture, geography, thought, perspective, vision, experience, etc) who make connections, take initiative, and have an impact. Keep these goals in the back of your mind as you dive into this work. 


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