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Essay Breakdown: University of Michigan

  • How to Write the University of Michigan Ann Arbor Essays 2016-17

    Founded in 1817, The University of Michigan is one of the nation’s premier public research universities. Located in the quiet and eclectic town of Ann Arbor, Michigan, this university provides students with an incredible breadth of resources and unique opportunities. The University of Michigan (also known as Michigan) boasts an endowment of $10.6 billion and a huge campus spread out over 780 acres.

  • How to Write the University of Michigan Ann Arbor Essays 2015-2016

    Note: this post has been updated for the 2016-17 application cycle. Click here to view the 2016-17 post!   Boasting strong academic programs, competitive Big Ten athletics, and a spirited, highly social student culture, University of Michigan Ann Arbor is often touted as one of the top research-oriented public universities in the world. Ann Arbor is […]

  • How to Tackle the University of Michigan Ann Arbor Essays 2014-15

    Note: this blog post has been updated for the 2015-2016 application cycle. To view the most recent version, click here. The University of Michigan, often referred to as UMich, U of M, or Michigan, is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Midwestern public research university is known for its quality research work—indeed, its graduate programs are […]