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College Application Essay Examples

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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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Application to Columbia University
When I was six years old, I was diagnosed with Chronic Migraines. It has now been thirteen years that I have dealt with getting migraines more than fifteen times per month. Because of this, my life revolves around avoiding a migraine for a day or two and pushing through the ones I get. Yet, when I dance and hear music, that...
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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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Creative Writing College Application
The Committee on Admission is interested in getting to know each candidate as well as possible through the application process. The following essay question is designed to demonstrate your writing skills and facilitate our full appreciation of your unique perspective. The quality of Rice's academic life and the Residential...
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An Analysis of an Application Essay For College Admission
Application Essay Help Application Essays for college admission usually require one or more auto-biographical essays. Essay questions may vary but all serve the same purpose, to evaluate the fitness of a candidate. The essay portion of a college admissions application is an important tool for deciding your worthiness...
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Application for Medical School
John Dewey once said, “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” As a freshman at the University of Georgia, this quote constantly reminds me that education never stops. When I first entered high school, I always asked myself this question, “What are you going to be in the future when it’s all said a...
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Explaining LSAT Scores
Graduating from a College Preparatory High School with Gold Honors, you would assume one is prepared and ready to begin their College experience. Unfortunately, it did not work that way for me. I experienced it a bit reversely; encountering issues I was not ready to face. My first few years in college, before I transferred...
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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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