The Secret to A Stellar College Application Essay

The Secret to A Stellar College Application Essay

It's college application season! The common application has several prompts for your to follow, but how can yours stand out from the crowd? There are two secrets to the perfect essay, and one hint is in the prompts themselves. Two of the prompts are general, catch-all questions, and 5 of them all center around one idea. Can you spot it?

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The D. C. Holiday Party Circuit

The D. C. Holiday Party Circuit

Since I've been back, I've been told countless times that D.C. is a networking town. From what I've seen, they do it well. I've been pursuing opportunities to mix and mingle and have had a really good time of it so far. As someone fairly new to adulthood, it's bizarre having to get my ID checked so that I can enter the place I'm hanging out, but most of these parties were 21+. I went to all but one party alone. My goals were to meet new people, find out what's going on in D.C., meet other creatives, and figure out which associations are worth joining. The ratings below are based on those goals. Here's what I found:

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How To Get Into Harvard

How To Get Into Harvard

During my junior spring semester at Harvard I started a 4-part series of videos called "How to Get Into Harvard" in response to questions from viewers on my YouTube channel.  This year I finished up the last of them. In these videos you'll find my essential tips - things to do, personality traits to have, how to tackle the application, and my experience. In the associated playlist you'll find tips specific to certain areas of applying, and snapshots of my experience. 

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