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5 Places to Unlock Hidden Value in College Applications

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 22, 2017 10:01:14 AM / by Carol Barash, PhD posted in scholarships, College, #commonapp, #collegewriting

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In Thinking Fast, Thinking Slow, Nobel winner Daniel Kahneman reveals how we need to distinguish between repetitive tasks that require “fast” thinking and problem-solving, which requires “slow,” focused attention.

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3 Reasons You Don’t Need to Worry Which Common App Prompt to Pick

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 1, 2017 1:16:20 PM / by Carol Barash, PhD posted in College

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The Common Application is run by an unwieldy committee of admissions officers from all types of colleges. This year they took a major step backwards, expanding a simplified list of five personal statement (aka “college essays”) options to seven, including one which gives you the option to submit something you wrote for another purpose.

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