Jared Klegar

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Jared Klegar is a writer from New York City. He currently attends Stanford University. You can find him on Twitter @jaredklegar.

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Why Are “Good” College-Application Essays So Awful to Read?

For many, our education in first-person writing begins with the college application essay, which rewards uplifting narratives with neat-bow conclusions. This is a bad thing.

Apr 20, 2022