How to NOT procrastinate on your college admissions essays

Part of what makes working on college essays so hard is that the entire process happens in conjunction with the rest of your senior year. The same time I was writing my essays for Stanford and Princeton, I was running my speech and debate team, working for Student Government, editing the school newspaper and literary… Continue reading How to NOT procrastinate on your college admissions essays

The one thing you need to write killer college admissions essays

As I get closer to the end of my time at Stanford, I’ve been thinking a lot about my time in college, as well as the admission process that got me here in the first place. Looking back, there wasn’t much that stood out about me as an college applicant. I wasn’t extraordinarily smart or… Continue reading The one thing you need to write killer college admissions essays