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More Than Just Words On A Page

By Ryan Hickey + updated on June 2nd, 2010

Share Over the last few weeks, we’ve been taking a closer look at the use of multimedia formats, specifically video, for college admissions essays. Last week’s post showed how despite the differing formats, video essays aren’t hugely different from traditional written essays, at least in terms of the advice we give applicants preparing to create [...]

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The Essay in Context

By Ryan Hickey + updated on April 20th, 2010

Share We spend a lot of time on this blog talking about admissions essays (or application essays, if you prefer). That’s not surprising; after all, it’s what our business is all about. In reality, though, it’s virtually impossible to look at an admissions essay without considering it in a broader context. While we can isolate [...]

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Plagiarism (Don’t do it!), the Internet, Admissions Essays, and EssayEdge

By Scott Johns + updated on March 9th, 2010

Share Every year at about this time, it seems like the issue of plagiarism in college and graduate school admissions essays comes out for another round of conversation. Hundreds if not thousands of candidates around the world try to cheat by submitting an essay they didn’t write. Plagiarism is a serious problem, and admissions officials [...]

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