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    Making Your College Application Shine

    Top tips from Agnes Scott admission counselors on standing out in the application process The college application process is overwhelming. We’re not here to pretend that it isn’t. We do our best to make it as easy as possible, but when you are applying to multiple colleges and universities, each with its own application, required documents, and deadlines, it becomes a lot to keep up with. That’s why we want to give you our top tips on the college application process. We’re going to be focusing these tips on the Agnes Scott College admission process, which means we will be primarily talking about the Common Application. However, keep in mind…

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    Virtual Workshop: How to Navigate the Common Application and Essay

    Get help on your application and essay! Check out the video of this application and essay workshop presented by Agnes Scott admission counselors to help students before they apply. The Common Application can be daunting, especially the dreaded “college essay.” Join our admission counselors Alexsis Skeen and Rachel West, as well as Laura Cain ’22, a Center for Writing and Speaking tutor, for this session originally presented live on August 5, 2020. We cover: Brainstorming activities and how to avoid “overused” topics How to work with each Common Application essay prompt How to ask for recommendations What to focus on in your activities section Which additional information sections you should…

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