Long known for its mind-stretching application essay prompts, The University of Chicago topics for 2013 give applicants prime opportunity to tell about themselves, their tastes, and their ambitions. As described by the University, “they can be approached with utter seriousness, complete fancy, or something in between.” Each year the University of Chicago emails newly admitted [...]
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Most college admissions officers have a preference for “givers” — applicants who contribute to the world around them. There are two key reasons. “Givers” generally are considered more likely to positively contribute to the experience of other students on campus, both in the classroom and in extra-curricular activities. Also, many admissions people consider themselves to be “givers” and are more comfortable with people with similar values.Both candidates were “qualified”. Now, check out the application essays.
College Admissions officers try to build a diverse and balanced class of motivated, involved, and qualified students with genuine interests, impressive achievements, interesting talents & experiences, good character and real personalities – with the potential to “fit in” and be an asset to the school. Passion, intellectual curiosity, maturity, leadership, commitment and energy are particularly [...]