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Alan Gelb

Essay coach Alan Gelb is the author of the best-selling Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps, now in its second edition. He can be reached at his website.

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Tips for Tackling the New Common App Essay Prompts

The folks over at the Common Application have decided to introduce a whole new set of essay prompts this year. That means that students, teachers, and essay coaches like myself are venturing into virgin territory. Let's all take a deep breath and see what these new prompts are actually asking you to do . . .read more