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Applying To College Essay Examples

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Application for John Hopkins
Even though my career path is in the medical field, I have gained invaluable experience the past three summers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) in Woods Hole, MA. With my high school Biology teacher Dr. Roslyn March-Amegadzie along with a scientist at WHOI, Dr. Richard Camilli. The program, Summer Introduc...
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Application Essay
I am Supriya, 31 years old, mother of two young boys and wife of a
lovable husband. I hold a bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy. I
graduated in the year 2002 from SRM College of physiotherapy, India. I
work as a Physical therapist in USA, since October 2010 with Rehability
Care. I live in Valley Stream, New York. My hobb...
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Why I'm Applying to Eastern Illinois University
College is very important subject in high school and getting into college is also a very important topic. I’ve applied to 20 colleges in total; however there is only one college that I am hoping to get into. Eastern Illinois University is my top college that I want to get into. If I attend Eastern Illinois University I thin...
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Personal Statement for College Application
My past jobs may seem surprising at first glance but these jobs have aided me significantly in reaching my career goals. Through these selective jobs and my community I’ve begun to forge myself into the confident, client oriented, team based leader that I aspire to be. Post MBA I plan to become a socially responsible leader...
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Much Anticipation in Preparation for College Life
As my application shows, I am an above average student in most areas. I have particularly excelled in mathematics, earning good grades throughout high school. When pondering about my future, I thought that I might be able to use math to be successful in business. So after my sophomore year, I decided to take some business c...
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College Application Prompts and Answers
Just do it I joined a student entrepreneurship association called NUSEA while I was at Stanford in 2006. I was soon elected the head of its then defunct Mentorship program – it had only one active mentor at the time. Within six months, I successfully turned the Mentorship program around by enrolling seven high profile Sili...
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Applying for College
Looking at me on paper, I seem almost like a pale shade of gray. There’s nothing extraordinary, prodigious, or unforgettable. With the intense academic competition these days, a girl like me with all regular classes, average grades, and no stupendous extra curricular activities is sure to equate to gray. Though I may seem j...
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Preparing to Join College
College can be a scary place if one is not prepared for it. If you don't
stay on top of the college stuff wile you are in high school, the next
thing you know it is senior year and you are sitting in graduation.
That's why about the middle of junior year you need to start looking
into colleges. Wile doing this consider some...
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A Life Changing Moment
On a Friday morning, my maths notebook flew out in the verandah through the classroom door. My maths teacher had thrown out my maths notebook in anger. He said, ” Get Out. Achieving a first rank in the whole school doesn’t mean that you are exempted from doing homework.” I was the topper of the whole school consistently for...
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Searching for the Right College: My Personal Experience
As a senior in Steelville R-3 High School, I did not know much about college or what I was going to do. Being a mother, I was not sure on how I was going to afford college or if I was even going to be able to go. But, throughout my research I have learned that it is all possible for me to better my life and my sons. There a...
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An Introduction to Reed College
How did you first become interested in Reed and why do you think Reed might be an appropriate place, both socially and academically, to continue your education?I could tell you a heartfelt, sentimental, poignant story about first seeing a Reed College refrigerator magnet (my uncle got it at a reunion, I think) and feeling f...
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College Education: Is It worth the Time and Money?
When it comes to the topic of going to college, most people understand that going to college will benefit their future. But agreement on this subject is not unlimited. Where agreements usually ends and argument begins is when the discussion turns to questions involving the time and money. Some people such as Linda Lee, auth...
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The Difference between Going to College Immediately after High School and Going to College Later in Life
One thing that most people know is that furthering one’s education is highly important in life. A college degree can dictate a lot of things such as income, job position, or even fulfilling a passion. Times have greatly changed since being able to do so without a college degree. But, college itself can be very overwhelming...
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Personal Thought on Why Is a Person Attending College
I often wonder why I am in college. I know that college will prepare me for the career I choose to pursue and make me that best that I can be in that field. But there should be other things that I could be learning aside from calculating probabilities and writing clear and thorough essays. Then I stumble and Ronald Takaki's...
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An Insight on How Memorable Life in College
College is known to be an experience whose memories last a lifetime. For some, this is where the future Mr. and Mrs. are found and where once in a lifetime opportunities are given and received. If deciding to attend college, many choose a college near home, while other choose college away from home. As a freshman student at...
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College Attendance Then and Now
Times Have Changed Times have changed dramatically in the past thirty years. The style of living, the sizes of families, and education have all changed dramatically. During the fifties, sixties, and most of the early seventies teenagers were thinking about going off to war or starting a family. Very few teenagers comin...
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Expectations and Urban Legends about College
EXPECTATIONS ABOUT COLLEGE Urban legends can be found all throughout our society. One of the reasons why they are so prevalent in our society is because they are focused on topics that play key roles in our lives. There are urban legends that are filled with horror, anxiety, sadness, humor, etc… but most of all they...
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An Introduction to the Creative Essay on the Topic of College
It's all up to you It's all over now. No more strict teachers, no more guidance counselors that tell you what is best for you, no more restrictions; this all happens when you graduate high school. Once you throw that cap in the air, you begin a new stage in your life that will carry out for the rest of your future. In coll...
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The Essential Elements in Choosing a College
The Essential Elements in Selecting a College Upon graduating high school, students face many difficult decisions. One of the most important decisions that will affect you throughout your life will be deciding whether or not to continue your education by obtaining a college degree. If you do decide to enroll in college, di...
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A Personal Statement on the Importance of Applying to College
To whom that cares!!! At this moment when i am sitting down here writting this, I suddenly think of this time last year when I was fresh out of highschool, hearing about Berea for the first time. I sent my application to Berea with lots of confidence and hope, and I knew I was not accepted. College to me, as much as to m...
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Paying for College
Paying for College, One of the most dreaded things by most parents and students across the world. Many students turn to financial aid and scholarships to pay for their education, But that doesn’t always pay in full. I believe that paying for college can be easy and help the environment. While thinking about this philosophy,...
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Why I Went to College
“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.” This illustrious quote from Martin Luther King Jr. is during the Civil Rights Act Movement which explains that everyone, despite color or race should all...
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About Me
I was born on the beautiful spring morning of 18 September 1993, a date that predestines me as a Virgo under the Zodiac philosophy, thus I am expected to have an analytical and systematic approach to life and to enjoy order, lists and wholesomeness. Thankfully, I have never put much weight into ideology that categorises hum...
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The Differences and Similarities between High School and College
Do you think college is different from high school? Both institutions offer their own advantages and disadvantages. College differs from high school as far as the freedom, number of classes, and the academic experience. After high school, some students go into the workforce while others choose higher education. College and...
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An Analysis of William Zinsser's Article College Pressures
In ``College Pressures,'' William Zinsser explains the different
pressures and anxieties in college. In the beginning of the article,
Zinsser illustrates the stress a college student experiences the night
before a chemistry midterm. The stress of studying for the mid-term
causes thoughts to meander and creates excuses to ge...
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