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Yale example essays?

Hey everyone, I'm searching for some high-quality example essays from accepted Yale students. I just want to see what has worked for others to spark some ideas for my own essay. Can anyone point me in the right direction? Please and thank you!

7 months ago

Hello! It's great that you're looking for some inspiration from successful Yale essays. Luckily for you, CollegeVine's blog contains several examples of strong Yale essays written by real students, as well as breakdowns of what works in each essay and any elements that could have been even stronger: https://blog.collegevine.com/yale-university-essay-examples/.

As you review these essays, remember that your goal should be to draw inspiration and learn techniques that you can apply to your own unique story, rather than trying to replicate someone else's content—after all, you don't have the same experiences as the people who wrote these essays. Admissions officers appreciate authenticity, so aim to provide an original perspective into your personality, passions, and experiences.

Good luck with crafting your own essay!

7 months ago

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