A lot of attention is paid to the college admissions process. And a lot of people spend a lot of time worrying about the essays on the college application. But not a lot of time or attention is spent on the reader, the college admission officer: the master of your fate.
Who are they?
In the next couple of posts, I thought it make sense to talk about the archetypal college admissions officer. Understanding who the person is and isn't can really help you figure out what to write and how to deploy those precious 650 words.