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‘Application reading’

What is positive advocacy?

Oct. 10, 2013—With applications rolling in, I’m excited to learn more about the upcoming selection process. So I asked some of my colleagues about the philosophy of positive advocacy, the idea that admissions counselors open each application looking for the reasons to admit students rather than reasons to deny them.

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How To: Letters of Recommendation

Sep. 27, 2013—Last week I gave several tips on how to write your personal essay. Next up in our “How To” series on the application process: letters of recommendation. As you go about completing your application for admission, your intent should be to accurately portray yourself as a person, as a member of your community, and most...

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Application Reading 2.0

Nov. 29, 2012—Carolyn walks us through her new and improved process for reading applications.

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