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Essay Breakdown: Dartmouth College

  • How to Write the Dartmouth College Application Essays 2016-2017

    Dartmouth College is home to 6,000 students of countless backgrounds—including, of course, the Native American population that Dartmouth was originally targeting. The school’s acceptance rate remains at a low 10.5%, which means more than enough competition for even the most highly motivated and accomplished applicants. That being said, it is essential to highlight your unique talents, skills, and interests in your application so that you can show your ability to do wonders with a Dartmouth education. The essay portion of Dartmouth’s application is one of your best opportunities to set yourself apart from other applicants. But how do you go about doing this? We’re here to help you with that!

  • How to Write the Dartmouth College Application Essays 2015-2016

    Located in Hanover, New Hampshire, Dartmouth’s campus is surrounded by trees. You might not be able to tell from the outside, but within this often-cold forest you’ll find an Ivy League college home to over 4200 undergraduate students and over 40 academic departments. With notable Dartmouth alumni including Stephen Colbert, Mindy Kaling, Robert Frost, and […]

  • How to Tackle the Dartmouth Supplement and Peer Recommendation Letter 2014-15

    Note: this blog post has been updated for the 2015-2016 application cycle. To view the most recent version, click here. Located in Hanover, New Hampshire, Dartmouth’s campus is surrounded by trees. You might not be able to tell from the outside, but within this often-cold forest you’ll find an Ivy League college home to over 4200 […]