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Top 20 Unique Extracurriculars

Top 20 Unique Extracurriculars

I surveyed all 65 current members of Dewey Smart, from our college counselors to the SAT tutors to the software development team, asking just one question: “what’s the most interesting high school extracurricular you’ve come across?” After a week of collecting these...
3 Most Important College List Factors

3 Most Important College List Factors

Why Does it Matter?  Time. Building your college list takes hours— the more time you spend researching, the less time you’ll have to write your essays, answer supplemental questions, and think about the best responses. If you research the most important college...
College Essay Word Limits: How to Master Them

College Essay Word Limits: How to Master Them

Why are there College Essay Word Limits Delete. Click. Click. Delete, delete, delete. Your college essay is 28 words above college essay word limits, and you have no idea what to cut. Frustrating isn’t it— to amputate a sentence from your paragraph.  However,...