Right now that's still small change, because the fledgling site is in the early stages of building up traffic. A substantial portion of the CC community is consequently misinformed about the realities of college admissions, and eager to spread this misinformation across the site. I had taken the SAT nearly a year ago, but that had been routine process for my high school which was partly owned by the Turkish Government , and only because a bunch of Turkish universities required the SAT. I felt denied of some deserved right, when it was really more privilege than right. So part of my advice here will be the same as I've given before.
Please provide us with the site for posting. Did Penn make a mistake? Care about it but not to the extent that it intricately wraps itself around your self-worth. Consider the extent of the things they have done and could do, will do, for you, and learn to appreciate them every day. I am not, repeat, not, speaking for Chicago's admissions office here, but if I were one of them and an applicant skipped this question, I'd say to myself, "Really?
Reading it was refreshingly liberating. Casual browsers can look at the first few words of each essay, free of charge.
Unabashedly share your favorites in the categories the prompt serves up or in the category you add. Self expression is rewarded here. At the time, it felt like the worst thing that could happen. And I came upon UW-Madison. I thought of how my educational future, once bright and limitless, now seemed and felt infinitely more constrained. In that time, I joined CollegeConfidential, and began to read more about Penn.
When discussing the pros and cons of CC, most people focus solely on the forums, forgetting that the website has several entirely separate sections.
And when rejection did come, I was stunned and upset. If you're a poet and the way you best express yourself is through haiku, hey, get your haiku on.
For those unaware, "chance me" posts are sort of a staple of College Confidential. Don't worry so much about what they want to hear. It might work, but is it worth it?
Here are a few tips.
Brandeis University: If you could choose to be raised by robots, dinosaurs, or aliens, who would you pick? Please address with some specificity your own wishes and how they relate to Chicago.