How to Be Yourself

What does it mean to “be yourself” in the context of the college application essay? Despite colleges stressing the importance of conveying your “authentic self”, there are certain aspects that colleges are said to be looking for in potential students. One of the most popular is the “metanoic conversion” — a positive transformation from a flawed self. This shows a sense of realising yourself (in turn becoming more authentic) and a capacity to strive for more successful outcomes. Read full article here

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