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College Essay is Hot Subject! Posted on September 30, 2013 by Wow Writing Workshop By Kim Lifton Snapshot of Wow banner displayed at NACAC Conference 2013. A reporter from Inside Higher Eddropped by the Wow booth last month during the National Association for College Admission Counseling annual convention in Toronto, ready to learn more […]

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Let the 17 Year Old Voice Be Heard During our September 21 NACAC sessions, admissions officers from both Yale and the University of Michigan along with Dr. Joseph and Rebecca Cullen from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation made it clear that they prefer to read college application essays from high […]

Let the 17 Year Old Voice Be Heard


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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 […]

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Positive Feedback is Fabulous I’ve been working on my app for such a long time that receiving unexpected praise makes it all worthwhile. I received this email last week: “Thanks so much. I love your website and your iPhone App: All College Application Essays. I was sitting in a session at NACAC […]

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A New World For College Applicants: The Common Application Releases New Prompts For the first time in its recent history, the Common Application has changed its essay prompts for the 2013-2014 school year. More than 2 million high school seniors and 460 colleges use this college application platform; it enables […]

A New World For College Applicants: The Common Application Releases ...


Powerful Deferral Update Letters or Emails: If you were deferred from your top choice college, it is not over. You can write a powerful letter or email to your admissions representative about your first semester and all other noteworthy news of your accomplishments since you submitted your application last fall. […]

Powerful Deferral Update Letters or Emails