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The 5 Stages of College Rejection

By ContributorMarch 29, 2011
travelwriter21 told us "this article has been written based on experience, sadly." BOO. Oh, but she also said "Not that... More  →
The 5 Stages of College Rejection

Application Essay: Shuffle Shame

By Miss MarmJanuary 25, 2011
Kelly's essay is about taste, judgment, snobbery...and Brit-Brit. Check it out!

Shuffle Shame, as defined by Urban Dictionary—“Shuffle shame is when

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Application Essay: Shuffle Shame

Application Essay: Booty Talk

By Miss MarmDecember 8, 2010
Since reading this essay a few weeks ago, I've thought about it a lot. That might be because Fiona is... More  →
Application Essay: Booty Talk

Essay Topics: Is Autism a Cliché?

By Miss MarmNovember 19, 2010
Writing an application essay is hard enough. Writing an application essay that stands out from the pack can seem impossible. Sparkler ... More  →
Essay Topics: Is Autism a Cliché?

Application Essay: Anna's Absinthe

By Miss MarmNovember 11, 2010
Anna's essay responds to the Common App instruction, "Evaluate a significant experience and its impact on you." If you're not... More  →
Application Essay: Anna's Absinthe

Application Essay: I Had Cancer

By Miss MarmNovember 9, 2010
Jodi writes about a harrowing experience in her application essay. Check out her story.

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Application Essay: I Had Cancer

Application Essay: Terrible Twilight

By Miss MarmNovember 8, 2010
Miss_Legit has a legit gripe with Twilight, and she doesn't care who knows it.

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Application Essay: Terrible Twilight

College Rejection Revenge Letters: A Big No No, with Pineapples!

By Katie_RolnickApril 16, 2010
You've heard back from all the colleges you applied to...except one. And it's the one. Then, finally, you come home and see... More  →
College Rejection Revenge Letters: A Big No No, with Pineapples!

The Real-Life Questions You Need to Ask Your College Tour Guides

By Ashley SpencerApril 9, 2010
Visiting college campuses becomes the hobby of many students eager to get away from the iron grips of their strict moms and... More  →
The Real-Life Questions You Need to Ask Your College Tour Guides