College Essays Booklet 2013

How Good Do My Essays Have to Be?

The following is a packet of admissions essays written by undergraduate students when they were applying to college to give mentees a feel for the quality of writing universities are looking for. The essays also include GPA, SAT scores, Acceptances, and other vital data useful for a mentee in assessing where they stand in comparison to admitted students. Names, dates, places, etc. were altered or omitted to preserve anonymity.

If interested in contributing essays for the 2014 publication, please email