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Accepted Stanford essays?

Hey everyone! I'm starting to work on my college application essays, and I was wondering if anyone knew where I could find some successful Stanford essays for reference? I just want to get a feel for what they're looking for in a personal statement. Thanks in advance!

7 months ago

Hi! Congrats on starting your college application essays! It's always helpful to see examples of successful essays from the school you're applying to. Here are some resources that might help you.

CollegeVine has some great essay guides to give you a sense of what colleges are looking for. They also have a peer essay review tool, where you can get feedback from fellow students working on their applications as well. Additionally, they have an article with Stanford essays submitted by real students, along with feedback about what works and what could use improvement: https://blog.collegevine.com/stanford-essay-example

Another option is to search online for college essay collections that include essays from successful applicants. Just be cautious when looking for such resources—make sure they're from reliable sources, so you know the essays you're reading are actually successful examples.

Remember that the key to writing a great essay is to make it personal and unique to you. Although reading successful essays can provide guidance and inspiration, make sure your essay reflects your own voice and experiences. Good luck with your applications!

7 months ago

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