NYU – The Secret to the Perfect Essay

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Hey, , how’s that essay coming along?
We’re about four weeks out from our final application deadlines and we want to help set you up for success! Whether you’re putting the finishing touches on your essay, or experiencing some serious writer’s block, here are some articles to help you across the finish line!
Six Proofreading Tips for Your Essay

And here’s a bonus tip. Have someone—whether it’s a family member, counselor, teacher, or friend—read your essay beforehand (without telling them the essay prompt) to make sure you’re being as clear as you possibly can.

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Three Tips for Choosing the Right Essay Prompt

If you’re struggling about where to start, or which essay prompt to choose, you’re going to want to check out this article. The Common App provides seven prompts. Here’s some advice about which one to choose.

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Approaching the “Why NYU?” Question
NYU’s application doesn’t have a supplement, but there is one short answer question we ask you to answer. “Why NYU?” We promise this isn’t a trick question, but there are a few things that can help set you up for success—and a few clichés you probably want to avoid.

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