As you are working on your personal statements for next fall, consider the following college application essays, published by the New York Times. Themes include students overcoming economic hardships, exploring notions of class, working and affluence. The key about these essays is that they all reveal young people emerging stronger because of their experiences.
- “Students and Money, in Their Own Words” (May 21, 2015)
- “Students and Money, in Their Own Words” (May 9, 2014)
- “Visions of College, Colored by Money” (May 17, 2013)
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