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MIT blogger Elizabeth C. '13

Writing the MIT Application Essays by Elizabeth C. '13

Hurgh. I know.

The secret is… there’s not really a secret. Just some tips.
0:18 A lil’ bit about me
0:36
Why you DON’T need to stress out
1:21
What “being yourself” means
3:47
The “what do you do for fun?” essay
4:37
The “what do you want to study?” essay
5:17
The “how do you improve the lives of others?” essay
6:38
The “describe your world” essay
8:38
The “challenge you’ve overcome” essay
10:17
Just breeeeeathe
Some of my favorite blog posts about the MIT essays: