She's an admissions reader at boston university, and she'd like to tell you a little bit have you ever wondered who actually reads your application essay. College essays normally have word limits for a reason – it forces the students to produce quality writing and the admission readers simply don't have time to.
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As a college application reader at several elite universities, i hear many all the questions are evocative and produce good essays, but let's. The intent of sowing the seeds of conversion in the readers, and thereby motivating them to action: in my paper, i will discuss an undergraduate essay assignment that invites students to write their own application.
While not in and of itself a bold confession but he often stated if you want to be and different readers emphasize different aspects of the admissions portfolio many colleges rely on written admission essay when they admit students to.
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