How can I highlight an high school exchange year in my application?
- Kofi Kankam expert Alfonso - if it was a meaningful year, you may think about including it as one of your essays. However, you need to be able to funnel it into one of the themes of the main topics: i.e. something about your background, identity that you have to include, something you learned from a failure, maybe a big problem that you were working on over there (i.e. if you were doing some kind of research). Conversely, if it doesn't merit that kind of focus (being one of your essays, you should look to have one of your recommenders help you with it.