Ballad of the College Applicant

April 20, 2009
By Mary Kate Gliedt BRONZE, St. Louis, Missouri
Mary Kate Gliedt BRONZE, St. Louis, Missouri
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Application form
NameAddressPhoneEmail
Social

Personal Statement
250 words, but not counting
Pronouns, articles, or conjunctions
Transcript
I hope they forgive that B+ in Algebra
Test scores
I don’t want to take the ACTs again.
Teacher recommendation
I wonder what she’ll say about me…
I wonder if she likes me…
Essay
1000 words
max
Stupid prompt—“I am…”
I am?!
I am more than this.


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