Date of publication: 2017-08-25 22:59
On the micro-level, her diction and phrasing are precise and effective. She makes my standing clear with specific statements : student…top excelling student among the two sections” and “one of twenty students in the nation.” She’s clear about describing why my achievements are notable and the effort I put in, like studying college-level chemistry and studying independently.
My teacher stepped in. Quick punctuated biography of Hayn Park: Born South Korean. Raised South American. Schooled Harvard, Moscow, Columbia. Specialty: quantum physics. Korean military service. Columbia again. His opening bit of wisdom to my class: “Stay in school, at least they don’t make you dig ditches.” He had me at Panama.
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This is a really fun section. Usually you don’t get to read your letter of recommendation because you sign the FERPA waiver. I’ve also reached out to my letter writers to make sure they’re ok with my showing this.
To say that I have figured out all of who I am would be a lie. Unlike the world of fantasy, there is no single defining moment no Excalibur, no Sorting Hat – that marks my complete evolution. My niche in the world constantly changes, but what remains steadfast is my commitment to a life of service and adventure, albeit it isn’t as cozy as the blue armchair.
The current prompts are the result of much discussion and debate from the member institutions who use the Common Application. With CA9, the length limit for the essay was increased from 555 words to 655 (the minimum is 755 words), and students will need to choose from the seven options below. The new prompts are designed to encourage reflection and introspection. If your essay doesn t include some self-analysis, you haven t fully succeeded in responding to the prompt.
For most top colleges like Princeton, Yale, Stanford, Columbia, and so on, you will need to complete a supplemental application to provide more info than what's listed on the Common Application.
Once again, the point of my showing this to you is NOT to give you an application to replicate, but rather to talk you through how to craft a compelling, coherent application.
The only parts the reader underlined were the name of my research supervisor, and the fact that my research was then a Siemens-Westinghouse Semi-Finalist. Both of these legitimate my research.