Find help in answering common college essay questions Schools & Kids, posted by Editor, Danville Weekly Online, on Sep 21, 2010 at 9:09 am
In the first part of her college question-and-answer series, Elizabeth LaScala, Ph.D responds to a concern from a Danville high school senior. I am having trouble with a question that it seems all the private colleges on my list ask: "Why do you want to attend our college?" What are the colleges looking for when they ask this question? Check out the most recent [Web Link Doing College] post to find the answer.
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Posted by Kaimuki, a resident of the San Ramon neighborhood, on Sep 21, 2010 at 9:09 am
Of course the candidate could answer with the line from Faust: "To learn what holds the World together in its inner workings." (What makes it tick.) But then, they probably never heard of Goethe and Maya Angelu does not write this kind of poetry....
Posted by Shahmirah, a resident of the Danville neighborhood, on Sep 22, 2010 at 9:20 am
Duffy ~ thanks for your wisdom and insightfully sweet comments. My advice would be to switch to decaf!
People are driven to colleges for many different reasons, and alot of those reasons relate to socio-economic status...go easy there 'Sparky', afterall, this is a town square website, not a Harvard blog...