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Passion Practiced in the Dorm Room Promoted in the New Yorker

MAY 22, 2017 Pith Graduates from the Dorm Jonah Reider was a senior at Columbia University when he became a famous chef. Now he serves eight-course tasting menus in a ritzy Brooklyn town house. By Emma Allen Photograph by William Mebane for The New Yorker There are plenty of weird ways to get famous these …

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The College Essay

Choose an essay topic wisely. Cartoon courtesy of The New Yorker. Related PostsCalifornia’s Budget Shortfalls: Opportunity for Improvement? The Human Element of Learning MAAAAIL CALL: ‘Tis the Season for College Brochures “I Forgot My Calculator for the ACT!” Creative Marbles In The News

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#CommunityServiceMatters

Yes.  The reasons for completing community service matters… Cartoon credit: The New Yorker Magazine Related PostsCollege as a “Financial Decision, not a Rite of Passage” Oh, No! College Essays! University of San Diego Supplement Essay Defined Wanted: College Students for Fall 2013 Enrollment APPLY NOW What’s College’s Value Given Today’s Prices?

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Do You Want to “Monkey Around” With Your College Essay?

Asking a trusted adviser to read college essays can help improve the final product. Cartoon from The New Yorker, July 23, 2007 Related PostsAn “If” Halts UC Tuition Increase…Temporarily? CONGRATULATIONS! Common Application Essays Part 3: Defining Prompt 1 Paying for College vs. Saving for Retirement, Round 1 Why Winning Free Money Takes Effort