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New Version and Dr. Joseph to Speak at 2013 NACAC We released version 2.7 of the app two days ago. It fixes all bugs. Please let me know if that works. Thank you for patience and for using our application. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/all-college-application-essays/id531030349?mt=8 Will you be attending NACAC? Dr. Joseph is presenting with […]

Version 2.7 is Out and Dr. Joseph to Speak at ...


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2013-2014 Ohio State Writing Supplement No General Ohio State Questions. Just for specific programs. (To see these specific essays, you must click yes in Ohio State Members Questions under Academics.) These applications are due November 1. Morrill Scholars Program Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s Morrill Scholars Program Essay Prompt: How can […]

2013-2014 The Ohio State Writing Supplement-SMART VERSION


2013-2014 Wellesley Writing Supplement The required Wellesley “Writing Supplement,” asks you to respond to the following in two well-developed paragraphs (no more than 400 words).     When choosing a college community, you are choosing an intellectual community and a place where you believe that you can live, learn, and flourish. We know that […]

2013-2014 Wellesley Writing Supplement



2014 Indiana University and Arizona State Apps Are Up Indiana University releases first mandatory essay. Yeah.  All freshman applicants are required to submit a brief personal statement as part of the admission application. You will be asked to share any information about your background or experience that may not be […]

2014 Indiana University and Arizona State Apps Are Up


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2013-2014 Writing Supplement (Thanks to CMU) 2013-2014 Carnegie Mellon Writing Supplement  1. Please submit a one page, single-spaced essay that explains why you have chosen Carnegie Mellon and your particular major(s), department(s) or program(s). This essay should include the reasons why you’ve chosen the major(s), any goals or relevant work […]

2013-2014 Carnegie Mellon Writing Supplement


I  really love the app (ALL COLLEGE APPLICATION ESSAYS) and use it as a go-to for a lot of different things.  I notice it’s available through the Google Play store now (I’m an Android AND an Apple user — go figure!) I took a screen shot of the Middlebury app […]

More Praise for the App



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The Writing Sections of The 2013-2014 Common Application The Common App just released the format of the Writing Sections sections. This information won’t challenge kids as they won’t know what came before. But these changes will take counselors a while to adapt to. In addition to what they released today, while […]

Supplements to Become Writing Supplements in New Common App


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Follow Dr. J’s Into, Through, & Beyond Approach: Brainstorming Tip #8 Your essay needs to grab readers from the first word. You are competing for the fleeting attention of admissions officers who have dozens if  not hundreds or thousands of essays and files to process. So don’t waste their precious […]

Follow Dr. J’s Into, Through, & Beyond Approach: Brainstorming Tip ...


College Application Essay Tip #10: Self Yourself Tip 10. Most importantly, make yourself come alive throughout this process. Write about yourself as passionately and powerfully as possible. Be proud of your life and accomplishments. Sell yourself!!! Don’t lose this incredibly important opportunity to share unique stories about yourself. These are […]

College Application Essay Tip #10: Sell Yourself



College Application Essay Tip #6: Always Write in the First Person Tip # 6: Always write in the first person. Remember, these are autobiographical essays, even when you talk about other people or issues. Remember the colleges are looking to accept you, not your relatives. So use the one third […]

College Application Essay Tip #6: Always Write in the First ...