After 19 years in college admissions, college-entrance consultant Abby Siegel is a prolific reader of essays.
When she talked to Business Insider last fall about the best admissions essay she’d ever read, we listened.
Her example surprised us, even though we’ve read our fair share of stellar admissions essays.
The essay question was specific to Tufts University, but the student who wrote the essay was accepted at UPenn, Georgetown, Columbia, and Brown.
Read on to get Siegel’s inside scoop on the best admission essay she’s ever read:
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