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Jul 17, 2018

What Worries You Most About the College Admissions Process?


Edited: Jul 18, 2018

— What worries you most about the college admissions process: Writing the college essay? Taking the “right” classes and extracurricular activities? Getting good grades and test scores? Applying for scholarships and financial aid? Shouldering the costs of tests, tutoring and application fees? Something else? Explain why.


— Have you had any memorable moments so far in preparing for college? If so, what were they and what made them noteworthy?


— Based on these students’ stories or your own experiences, what do you think is the most frustrating part of the college admissions process? In your opinion, is it fair? Why or why not?


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