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Possible (Essay) Prompt Pitfalls

As students start thinking more seriously about beginning their college essays, I wanted to talk a bit about the prompts.  I believe that one of the UC prompts (#1) and one of the Common App prompts (#5) can constrain students a bit with the direction they offer.  I explain a bit more what I mean in this video:

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