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Essay Breakdown: Yale University

  • How to Write the Yale University Essays 2016 – 2017

    An Ivy League university and the third oldest institution of higher education in the U.S., Yale University is widely considered one the very best in the world. Founded in 1701 in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale consists of its undergraduate College, Graduate Schools of Arts and Sciences and 13 professional schools, including the #1 ranked law school in the country. Yale’s emphasis on rigorous academics goes without saying, but it is equally known for its excellent drama and music programs.

  • How to Write the Yale University Supplement Essays 2015-2016

    Enthralled by its stunning gothic architecture and evident rich history, many tourists (and especially alumni) claim that Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, is the most beautiful school in the Ivy League. Coupled with its strong liberal arts curricula, powerful networking opportunities, and plentiful resources, it is no wonder that Yale ranks consistently in the […]

  • How to Tackle the Yale Supplement for 2014-15

    Note: this blog post has been updated for the 2015-2016 application cycle. To view the most recent version, click here. Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut is inextricably linked with its largest rival, Harvard University. Both schools have a lot in common: strong liberal arts curricula, disproportionate representation amongst the nation’s policy-making elite, and more. But […]