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College application deadlines are looming and hopefully you don’t still have tons of things to do to complete yours. Sometimes it’s a good idea at this stage to take a step back and a deep breath. When you’ve slaved over an essay or a short answer question for so long, you start to get blind to how it looks and what its saying. It may get difficult to proofread and to remember your message clearly when you feel like you just can’t look at it one more time.

Perhaps this is a good time to get some advice from the experts on last minute ways to polish things up and get the application completed. Perhaps you still have some questions about the schools to which you are applying. Dartmouth’s admissions office has anticipated this and has some last minute offerings to keep you informed and abreast of the process. Some of this advice will apply only to Dartmouth applicants. Some of it will apply to the processes of other schools. In any case, if you are applying to Dartmouth make sure you take advantage of their live online show, The Office Hours. For December, they are offering several presentations by which you can learn about specific programs and the application process. Check them out:

1. Pre-Health Chat: November 30th, 6:00 p.m. EST- For students interested in medicine, dentistry or veterinary science, this chat offers a glimpse of Dartmouth’s pre-health program.Go here to RSVP-

2. Engineering Chat: December 7th, 6:00 p.m. EST- Students can discover the opportunities available to undergraduates in engineering.Go here to RSVP-

3. Application Essays: December 14th, 6:00 pm EST- Students can hear from Dartmouth admissions officers what makes a great application essay. Bring your questions! Go here to RSVP-

4. Last Minute Application Tips: December 21, 6:00 pm EST- Students can join Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid Maria Laskaris ’88 as she takes all of their application questions.Go here to RSVP-

You can watch the Office Hours LIVE at

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