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Amherst Admissions and Essay Importance

By Ryan Hickey + updated on March 30th, 2011

I spend a lot of time emphasizing the importance of the admissions essay on this blog because it’s something that we firmly believe in here at EssayEdge. I’ve shared articles, anecdotes, and advice that all point to your essay as being a critical application component that is only increasing in significance. A few days ago, [...]

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Three Scholarship Essay Tips

By Ryan Hickey + updated on March 22nd, 2011

While the application season itself is winding down, there’s still a lot of admissions work to be done. Even if you haven’t received a single acceptance or rejection, it’s not too early to start thinking about next steps. One of those next steps is funding. School is already expensive (there’s an early contender for understatement [...]

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Essays vs. Resume

By Ryan Hickey + updated on March 9th, 2011

Many MBA essay prompts ask about experiences from your professional career to date, which can make it tempting to think of those essays as just another place for you to list your accomplishments – basically, a resume in essay form. Because MBA applicants tend to worry about cramming all of what they consider relevant experience [...]

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