Tag: personal statement

Jewish Home Lifecare Students Give Sweet Thank You to A-List’s Director of Programs

May 1st, 2015 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Jewish Home Lifecare Students Give Sweet Thank You to A-List’s Director of Programs

Since 2012, A-List has had a wonderful partnership with Jewish Home Lifecare. A-List provides students with college advising workshops on such topics as Educational Goals, College Options and Readiness, College Selection, Personal Statement/College Essay, College Application, Financial Aid, Making the Right Decision, and College Transition. We also provide one-to-one advising sessions starting in students’ junior year to … Continue reading “Jewish Home Lifecare Students Give Sweet Thank You to A-List’s Director of Programs”

Sharing vs Oversharing on Your College Admissions Essays

June 20th, 2014 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Sharing vs Oversharing on Your College Admissions Essays

The gravity of crafting a unique college admissions essay is immense, as it creates the visualization of an actual person beyond the caliber of grades, test scores and extracurricular activities. College admissions officers face many enthusiastic students, so some applicants turn to the method of utilizing peculiar anecdotes or bizarre revelations in their prose to … Continue reading “Sharing vs Oversharing on Your College Admissions Essays”

College Essay Tips: ‘Some of the More Mundane Moments in Life Make Great Essays’

October 11th, 2010 / / Educational Articles, / Comments Off on College Essay Tips: ‘Some of the More Mundane Moments in Life Make Great Essays’

What makes a great college essay? Check out what these admissions officers had to say. Marcus, Dave. “Some of the More Mundane Moments in Life Make Great Essays”  The New York Times: The Choice.  October, 11, 2010.