Tag: admission essays

Top Tips for Revising Your College Admission Essays

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The College Essay Guy

You wrote your college essay! Now you have to proof and revise it to make it better. This quick guide from an essay expert can make the editing process easier. read more

3 Smart Steps to Creating a College Application Strategy

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Founder, College Mindset

The best way to complete your college applications is by having an application strategy. Here are three key steps to understanding and building your game plan. read more

The Importance of Storytelling on Your College Application

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Your college application should be the ultimate story about you! Here's how to tell your story from beginning to end beyond your admission essay. read more

3 Important Steps to Acing the "Why Us?" Essay

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Psychologist and Founder, Top College Consultants

"Why this college?" is a common college admission essay prompt. Here's how you can stand out when you're writing about why you love and chose your dream school. read more

Reuse or Recycle: How to Manage College Essay Material

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College Admission Consultant, Solomon Admissions

The key to the college admission process is being as efficient as possible. Here's how to be smart about organizing and reusing essay materials for multiple schools. read more

Should I Avoid Cliches in My College Admission Essay?

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Is it okay to use a cliche in your college application essay? The answer might surprise you. Read our expert's advice here! read more

What's the Best Advice for Writing a College Essay?

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There's a lot of advice on how to write the college application essay, but you need to be careful who you listen to. Find out the best (and worst) tips here! read more

Application Essay Example: The Music Teacher

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

This is a *real* admission essay student Sarah Montalbano submitted with her application to Cornell University. Check it out! read more

Why You Should Answer the New COVID Essay Prompt

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President, Wow Writing Workshop

The Common Application is allowing students to explain how the pandemic has impacted them. Here's why and how you should write this type of college essay. read more

5 Tips for Writing a Strong Personal Statement

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College Counselor and Tutor, Moon Prep

The college admission personal statement can be tough to get just right. Use these five tips to guide your writing for a great admission essay! read more