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Are there any examples of UNC essays that worked?

I want to apply to the University of North Carolina and I'm working on my essays. Could anyone please share some examples of successful essays that got students admitted to UNC? I'd really appreciate any advice on what to focus on in my writing and what the admissions officers might be looking for!

7 months ago

Luckily for you, CollegeVine does have an example of a successful UNC essay, as well as a breakdown of what it did well and things it could have done even better: https://blog.collegevine.com/unc-chapel-hill-essay-examples/. Remember that CollegeVine also offers both free peer essay reviews and paid reviews by expert college admissions advisors, if you want advice catered to your particular essay.

Remember, though, that there isn't a one-size-fits-all approach to writing a successful essay; focus on creating a well-thought-out, personal, and engaging narrative that captures the essence of who you are and what you will bring to the UNC community. While looking at example can help inspire you, have confidence in your own personal approach as well.

Best of luck!

7 months ago

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