College Essays that Made a Difference, 5th Edition by Princeton Review
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Not sure how to tackle the scariest part of your college application—the personal essays? Get a little inspiration from real-life examples of successful essays that scored! In this 5th edition of College Essays that Made a Difference, you’ll find:

• 114 real essays written by 90 unique college hopefuls applying to Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, Yale, MIT, and other top schools—along with each applicant’s test scores, GPA, demographic information, and where they ultimately got in

• A special section with writing tips and the most common grammatical mistakes that students make on their essays

• Insider advice from with admissions pros at Amherst College, Cooper Union, Deep Springs College, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Macalester College, University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill, University of Virginia, Yale University, and more

This fifth edition includes application essays written by students who enrolled at the following colleges:
Amherst College
Bard College
Barnard College
Boston College
Brown University
Bryn Mawr College
California Institute of Technology
Claremont McKenna College
Cornell University
Dartmouth College
Duke University
Franklin W. Olin College of
Georgetown University
Harvard College
Massachusetts Institute of
Middlebury College
New College of Florida
New York University
Northwestern University
Pomona College
Princeton University
Rice University
Smith College
Stanford University
Swarthmore College
University of California—San Diego
University of Notre Dame
University of Pennsylvania
Washington and Lee University
Wellesley College
Wesleyan University
Yale University

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The experts at The Princeton Review have been helping students, parents, and educators achieve the best results at every stage of the education process since 1981. The Princeton Review has helped millions succeed on standardized tests, and also provides expert advice and instruction to help parents, teachers, students, and schools navigate the complexities of school admissions. They offer classroom courses in 41 states and 21 countries, online and school-based courses, and one-to-one and small group tutoring.
Published January 22, 2013 by Princeton Review. 384 pages
Genres: Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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