Will Charity Work Help Your College Application?

Đã đến hoạt động ngoại khoá thứ 9 trên giới hạn là 10 hoạt động ở phần Activities trong Common Application. Chỉ còn 1 chỗ cuối cùng, phải chọn thứ gì đó có sức nặng, như là lặn lội ra nước ngoài chẳng hạn. Rồi mình hồi tưởng lại sức nóng bỏng rát khi đặt chân lên mảnh đất cằn cỗi của làng Beng Pae, Campuchia.

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The Life and Death of the Hunting Party

We brandished impromptu weapons and a thousand-candela watt spotlight as we marched down a gravel road on the outskirts of town.

There were sledge hammers, baseball bats, tire irons, even a spray can paired with one of those longer lighters you use for lighting a larger fire when you don’t want to get your fingers too close during ignition.

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Darren Rippel
In Defense of Non-Reactivity

“Read the manifesto; don’t fall into the trap. He’s trying to be polarizing by pushing buttons he knows people will respond to in very specific ways.”

The above is my most popular tweet ever.

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Justin Shelby
KEIF GILLE

NB: If you’re in the Vietnamese college admissions loop, I’m sure you can find the letter I reference in this essay. If you’re not in the Vietnamese college prep loop email me and I can send it to you, but I don’t want to publicly shame the author to a casual audience.

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Justin Shelby
HAPPY NEW YEAR – CHANGES AT BEDROCK

The events of the last year have taught me a lot. As a result, Bedrock will be implementing several changes. 

The first change is an immediate 20% reduction in the number of students that we’re going to take, while keeping the number of fellows the same.

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Justin Shelby