Episode #51: Strong application vs. Weak application

Are you wondering if you are on track to present a strong or a weak application? In this episode of Demystifying College Admissions, I will be sharing how you can evaluate this and what you can do to improve it!

TUNE IN BELOW:

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT IN THIS EPISODE:

  • How to assess whether your application is on the right track or not
  • What the “grocery store effect” is and how it translates in the college admissions world
  • What really compels college admissions officers to say yes to your application
  • Why doing a lot of different things doesn’t work
  • What you should be doing with your time to prepare for your college application
  • What’s a great indicator that an extracurricular activity is not for you

NOTABLE QUOTES:

There’s an opportunity cost for everything that you do.
There’s so much more story that could come out of a passion project versus summer programs.
Colleges are looking for quality over quantity.
I think it’s really important that we understand that it’s not a numbers game.
Nothing beats real life experience.
You’ve just gotta put yourself out there, and you have to have the right strategies with you.
It all comes back to your theme.
Journaling is a very powerful way to reflect on what you’re truly thinking about because when you’re journaling, no one is judging you.

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By Julie Kim Ed.M Harvard University