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Strong Personal Statements, Part 1: Using an Anecdote Genuinely

We’re sharing exceptional personal statements from last year’s applicants in hopes of illustrating that a good personal statement can cover a wide range of topics, but ultimately, showcases the student’s character, curiosity, and voice. These statements, written by students now …

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What about demonstrated interest?

In the hustle and bustle of choosing where to apply to college, students, parents, and guidance counselors often wonder how Emory University views “demonstrated interest” when we read applications. Wait, what is demonstrated interest? Demonstrated interest can be a hazy, …

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Choosing Where to Apply: Narrowing Down the List

This is part 2 of a series series on how to choose where to apply to college. We asked three admission staff to share their best advice—and you will get a wide range of practical, fun, and straight-forward insight. Read …

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Choosing Where to Apply: How to Find the Best Fit

This is part 1 of a series series on how to choose where to apply to college. We asked three admission staff to share their best advice—and you will get a wide range of practical, fun, and straight-forward insight. Read …