Thursday, October 6, 2011

Gary Canter visits

He reiterated his rant about essay writing, explaining, "Write about the seed, not the watermelon."

Colleges, he said, want at least three kinds of essays, career, experience and activity essays, with a fourth "wild card" topic.

Show and Tell pieces have become part of nearly all good applications, he said, and recommended a NYT article that gave several examples.

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