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Featured Application Essay

D'Youville College

Premium Content The Road to College

by Brandon Zachary Haynes - June 23, 2007

What made you decide to persue an academic career?

Why is College important to you?

What is one of your most unique life experiences?

More than anything, the past three years of my life have taught me that the journey, not the destination, matters most. Three years ago, I was frantically trying to conjure up a college essay that would make me stand out from other applicants – and now, thirty-six months later, I am back to composing another application essay. Some people may view…

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