Justin Nevin has taught writing and literature at the high school and college levels. His book “Is It Easy Being Green”: Writing the New College Application Essay (Sourcebooks 2014) teaches college applicants the genre of the personal essay. Justin holds degrees from UC Santa Barbara and The University of Chicago. He is currently working toward a doctorate at Binghamton University, with academic interests in literature, composition, and education. You can download free resources from his website and read college-related posts on Facebook.

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How to Tell Your Story With Your Application Essay

The common advice to "tell your story" has probably been around as long as the admission essay itself. But what parts of your story are you supposed to share in your college essay, how, and why?read more