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TSR Top Tips for College applications:

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1. Do your research: The college wants to know why you want to go there, think about why they're your number one choice and what makes this college stand out for you.

2. Be concise: No need to ramble on or use unnecessary language, you'll make a bigger impact if you stick to the most important points. If you're given a word count, make sure you stick to it.

3. Think about your future: Make sure you demonstrate how this is an essential stepping stone for your future education or career. They want to see someone who is passionate about

4. Be passionate about your subjects: Have conviction in your subject choices and use examples of how you've previously shown interest or aptitude for them.

5. Be yourself: Although this is an official document, don't be afraid to let a bit of your personality out as well

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