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In scholarship essays, is it bad to write the scholarship you are applying for?

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In my eighth grade English class, I was taught that when writing an essay, it’s very tacky to insert things like “The purpose of this essay is…” or “I’m writing this essay to…”, etc. However, I’m confused because when I was looking at winning scholarship essays the writers put stuff like , “I’m applying for […]

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I am applying to Oregon state University, do I have a chance at getting accepted?

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I have a 2.5 GPA and I’m writing an extended admissions essay so I can try to get in. I live in Oregon and I am highly interested in their marine biology program which is why I want to go there. My SAT and ACT aren’t magnificent but I have taken more challenging classes through […]

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I am applying for the Naval ROTC scholarship this year…?

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My main concern is my GPA. I have a cumulative 3.1. Which I know is low, for them. But my extra curriculars are amazing. I am vice president of JSA (which ive been in four years). I was on the regional board for JSA as well. Ive been editor of the paper for two years. […]

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How Important are Grades When Applying for College?

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I want to attend Temple University, but my grade’s are not the best. I have a 2.75 GPA…I havent gotten my SAT scores back yet, but I’m confident, and I know that I can write a very good admissions essay.I plan on going into linguistics, and have taken four languages this year and am going […]

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Applying for transfer to multiple schools?

I’m going to be applying for transfer to several top schools for the coming spring semester of 2010 (i.e., the January-May semester of 1020). I’m trying to get a head start on this process since I know from high school that it can quickly become an unexpected amount of work obtaining documents and writing essays […]

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Applying to colleges this fall…?

Hi,I want to attend a good university. I am a foreigner/immigrant (senior in high school, class of 2011), and live in Connecticut. Right now, I have a 3.7-ish GPA (unweighted, on a 4.0 scale) and 4.0 weighted and have taken 4 AP classes so far:AP Bio, AP Chem, AP Computer Science and AP US History. […]

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