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Are short essay questions on a college application important?

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Because college interviews have become more infrequent, all essay questions on the application are important. Do not dismiss the short-answer question(s) in favor of focusing on the long essay question(s).  When you don’t complete the short-answer, optional questions, you are conveying that you have nothing of worth to share about yourself with the admissions committee.

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