Dr. Sands Shares Her Advice on College Essays with L.A. Parent Magazine
"Be yourself, she says. "The college admissions officers are trying to know the real you..."
L.A. Parent gathered a group of experts to discuss what makes the best college essay and what every student should know about the process. Among those experts is our own Dr. Priscilla Sands, Head of School.
Among her tips, Dr. Sands suggests that starting the essay process during junior year helps minimize the stress in the fall. "It also affords students the time to use the summer to reflect on the direction of their essays."
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It is so important to make room for the pleasure and joy of solitude as well as the realization that we are not nor should we ever be perfect or perceive ourselves to be the center of the universe.
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