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Can I submit the same essay when reapplying?(Spring semester)

cruddymoodcruddymood Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
edited July 2017 in College Admissions
So i'm reapplying as a transfer student to a college that previously rejected me when i applied as a transfer for their general admission fall 2017-2018 school year. This time i'm applying for priority spring admission 2017-2018 and i'm wondering if i can use the same essay.

I know this generally isn't a good idea but the prompt is the same (it asks to describe my past academic experiences and for my reasons of wishing to attend the school at this point in my academic career) and nothing much as changed regarding the content of my essay, there's not much i can add since only 2 months has passed since i last applied.

Any help would be appreciated, thanks!

Replies to: Can I submit the same essay when reapplying?(Spring semester)

  • Muad_dibMuad_dib Registered User Posts: 863 Member
    Ask yourself this: Did it work the first time?
  • LindagafLindagaf Registered User Posts: 8,454 Senior Member
    "....this generally isn't a good idea." Bingo.

    Write a nes essay. Find out what that college is looking for. Show them you offer it.
  • happy1happy1 Forum Champion Parents, Forum Champion Admissions Posts: 23,184 Forum Champion
    Whatever you wrote last time didn't seem work if you were rejected. Reassess and rewrite. Try to find something that will make you a more attractive candidate than you were in the last round.
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