College Admissions Essays will carry more weight than ever before. Now is the time to make those essays shine and to show how you have weathered and thrived in the time of COVID.
As I discussed in my last three posts, The Common App has opened up the option to students applying to college for the 2021 academic year to respond to a question concerning their experience with COVID. Next year, on the 2020-2021 application, The Common App will provide students who need it with a dedicated space […]
In an unprecedented move, in unprecedented times, The Common App has added a COVID Supplement. This essay is a great opportunity both for students and for admissions.
Join Gabrielle Glancy College Essay Writing Guru for a workshop on July 1 on Inspiring Approaches to THE COVID SUPPLEMENT
Gabrielle Glancy explains how to approach writing the COVID Supplement on the Common App
I love these live videos Gabrielle Glancy is doing every week on the subject of writing college essays. Glancy is knowledgable, dynamic and insightful and there is no one with more energy and expertise in the field. Every week I send the link to my students as a way to expose them to amazing college […]
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Especially in these remote-learning COVID times, it’s important to help your recommenders remember you and know enough about you to write you recommendations that will help tip the scales in your favor.
Reversing more than fifty years of reliance on standardized tests, this week the University of California decided to make the SAT and ACT optional until 2022.This is a radical move in the sense that these standardized tests have been the bedrock of college admissions for a long, long time.But the fairness of the tests has […]
Gabrielle Glancy will focus on the challenges of 11th graders applying to college for the 2021 academic year in light of COVID-19 with specific attention on creating virtual opportunities and writing college essays that shine.