• Recommendation Etiquette: Tips on How to Get the Best Recommendation Possible

    This post is a continuation of Recommendations Part 1 from Tuesday, May 24th. Here are some tips on recommendation etiquette in the college admissions process. Along with your application essay, the recommendation has the potential to really...

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  • Acceptional: College Essay Examples and Beyond

    Check out Acceptional for over 1,000 college essay examples as well as the other resources they can offer you to help you get into school.

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  • How to Ensure Your Teachers Write Your College Recommendations

    This post was written by Theo Buchsbaum, Acceptional’s student representative at Columbia. In this post, Theo discusses and gives some advice on how to approach the sometimes tricky territory of approaching teachers to ask for recommendations for...

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  • Insider Trading

    Having just finished his first year of college and having worked with Acceptional since September, Columbia University intern Theo Buchsbaum has been able to judge the verity of some preconceived notions about the college process. Here are...

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  • Is a College Education Worth It?

    According to Peter Thiel in this TechCrunch interview, the answer is no. Theil, one of the co-founders of PayPal, claims there is a higher education bubble happening right now, as higher education shows all the signs of being,...

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  • College Admissions Decisions: Behind the Scenes

    NPR recently ran a behind-the-scenes look at the Amherst College Admissions Department. The piece is pretty fascinating, and examines how admissions decisions are actually made. After listening to the piece, here 3 key takeaways for college applicants:...

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