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Thalia Thompson, M.S., I.E.C, College Admissions Specialist - College Admissions Coaching, LLC
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December 2013

Teens Write the Darndest Things!

Over the past several years, I’ve had the privilege and pleasure to read countlessCommon Application  Personal Statements from college applicants throughout Fairfield and Westchester counties. Last year, I blogged about the typical do’s and don’ts of college applications’ essays.
 
I stressed the importance of careful editing and engagingseveral sets of eyesfor review of the main essay which is sent, on average, to ten institutions. The typical cautions were stressed regarding ensuring one’s tone is not accusatory,condescending, nor overly sarcastic.