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What colleges don't have supplemental essays?

Hey everyone! I'm starting to put together my college list and to be honest, the thought of writing dozens of supplemental essays is overwhelming. Can anyone list some good colleges that don't require supplemental essays? It would really help me balance my college list with a mix of schools.

8 months ago

Hello there! I completely understand how the prospect of writing multiple supplemental essays can seem daunting. It's great that you're planning ahead to balance your college list. There are indeed several good colleges that don't require supplemental essays. For starters, consider looking at schools such as Middlebury College, Colby College, and Wabash College. Additionally, some public universities tend to have more streamlined applications; for instance, the University of Minnesota Twin Cities and the University of Iowa typically do not require supplemental essays for general admission.

Just a word of encouragement, though: while it's good to have options that require less writing, don't shy away from applying to schools with supplemental essays if they're a good fit for you otherwise. Sometimes those essays can be a great opportunity for you to shine and demonstrate your interest in the school. Good luck with your applications!

8 months ago

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