Students often scour the internet for a secret formula that will get them admitted to their school(s) of choice. Unfortunately, that is time wasted, as taking a formulaic approach to college admissions is an impossible task.
The college application process is all about a two-way fit; why are you a good fit for that school and why is that school the best next step for you? There is so much that goes into crafting a successful, school-specific application, and it takes significant strategy to get where you want to be.
If you’re going to spend time reading inspirational material to get your thoughts flowing, we suggest starting here. But remember, there is no magic formula; you’ve got to take an individualistic, strategic approach to your application.
Spend time thinking about what you have to offer instead of trying to fit yourself into a mold that doesn’t exist.