Tag: application essay

13 Ways to Improve Your College Admission Luck

Education Writer

You have more power than you think when it comes to your college applications. Follow these tips to increase your chances of admission to your dream school! read more

Steering Clear of College Application Essay Mistakes

CollegeXpress Student Writer

Keep yourself on the sunny side of your target college's radar by avoiding these simple yet costly essay mistakes. read more

The Transfer Essay: What's Your Story?

Director of Admissions, Grove City College

How do you get started on your transfer essay? Keep reading to find out. read more

How to Sound Smart in Your Personal Statement

The College Essay Guy

These three tips will help you sound smart in your college application essays--just as smart as you really are. read more

Who Can Help Me Write My College Application Essay?


You can get guidance, but make sure it is the right kind of help. Learn more. read more

How to Stand Out With Your College Essay

President, Wow Writing Workshop

We're bringing you the top five tips for standing out in your college essay, straight from admissions officers! Get the college application tips on CX now. read more

Take Control of Your Transfer Essay

Transfer and Military Admissions Counselor, Chatham University

Your transfer essay gives insight into your character and self-awareness in ways an academic transcript simply cannot. And, yes, admission officers read them! read more

An Insider Look at Holistic College Admission

Recruitment and Admission Operations Coordinator, Willamette University

What does it mean if your college application is appraised holistically? An admission insider explains what goes on behind holistic college application reviews. read more

How to Write a Transfer Essay That Works

Director of Undergraduate Enrollment Marketing, Sacred Heart University

Before sitting down to write your transfer college application essay, use this one simple question as a guideline to your future: why are you applying to this particular college? read more

Insider Essay Advice

Vice President of Enrollment Management, Butler University

Where does your application essay stack up against the thousands that are submitted every year? read more