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Part 5 of Katrina Oko-Odoi’s Guest Blog Series: Writing your College Admissions Essay for the New Common Application In earlier topics, we’ve touched on how the new changes to the 2014 Common Application will affect you, and we’ve addressed essay questions one through three. In order to help you determine which question fits you best, today we will discuss essay question number four. The Basics: –Originality is key. Make sure you differentiate yourself from the competition. -When writing your first draft, aim for around 500 words. After revisions, it’s likely that you’ll be closer to the 650 limit. -Keep in mind that your essay is a supplement to the rest of your application....

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