Good grades aren’t enough to drive admission to a top tier college. What sets you apart is demonstrable weirdness. We'll explain.
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Wondering how to handle delicate college essay topics? You're not alone. College admissions officers get one good chance to understand you as a person through your essays. Deciding how to approach college essay topics like politics and mental health can be a challenge. While they're not easy areas to navigate, many students feel that their applications would not be complete without addressing some of their most polarizing opinions or life-changing experiences—however controversial. We're here to help.
Volunteering can often be a requirement for your high school, but you can leverage the opportunity to get to know yourself better and build your brand. Instead of thinking of the requirement as just a quota to fill, consider volunteering a moment to define and flex your empathy, and strengthen your candidacy toward college admission.