CommonApp Essay – To Dare

The essay below, which was required by The Common Application, successfully got Lim Sheau Yun admitted into Yale University, Stanford University, Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth College, Brown University, University of Chicago, Duke University, Barnard College and Hobart and William Smith Colleges.  Some students have a background or story that is so central to their identity that theyContinue reading “CommonApp Essay – To Dare”

Essays for Applications to University of California

The essays below, which are required by the University of California (UC) application system, successfully got him admitted into UC San Diego, UC Los Angeles, and wait-listed at UC Berkeley. All identifying names have been removed as the owner would prefer to be anonymous Prompt #1 Describe the world you come from — for example,Continue reading “Essays for Applications to University of California”