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Learning to Love the Personal Statement: How to Rethink Your Relationship to the College Essay

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Let me start by saying: dread is a reasonable feeling when it comes to approaching the personal statement. Say you’ve navigated the last three years with nothing but energy and persistence. Say you’ve gotten up at 6am every weekday for lacrosse practice, or for the AP Music Theory class that was only available at a…

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Acing the Private School Interview – 10 Questions with Admissions Consultant Gaby Fogelsen

By Elementary School, High School, Interviews with Educators, Middle School No Comments

1. What time of year do private school interviews generally take place? They start at the beginning of October and go through the end of January, since many schools have application deadlines in December or early January. 2. How do admissions personnel typically structure the interviews? Every school varies in their approach to interviews, but…

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