Tag: application essays

Should You Write Your College Essay Now?

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President, Wow Writing Workshop

You have a lot of time on your hands now with the coronavirus outbreak; should you be focusing on your college essay? Before you start, ask yourself these questions. read more

Busting the Worst Admission Essay Myths

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President, Wow Writing Workshop

There's a lot of misinformation out there surrounding the college admission essay. Consider these myths and facts before you get started. read more

13 Tips to Finish Your College Applications With Confidence

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Freelance Writer

Take the stress out of finishing up your college applications with these helpful tips on what to review before hitting submit! read more

The Best Transfer Essay Advice From Admission Insiders

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President, Wow Writing Workshop

Your transfer college application essay is just as important as it was the first time around. Learn how to write a winning essay with this expert advice. read more

Secrets to Writing Your College Application Essay

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

The admission essay: the most daunting portion of the college application but the most important. Here are the secrets to writing your best college essay possible! read more

Engaging Ways to Open Your Personal Statement

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Founder, Moon Prep

You need to write an engaging personal statement to stand out to colleges. The most important component of this is a strong opening. read more

Application Essay Example: The Journey

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

This is a *real* admission essay student Kay Teekell submitted with her application to Southwestern University. Read it and get inspired! read more

What NOT to Do in Your Application Essay

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Senior Assistant Dean of Admissions, Pomona College

Writing a strong college admission essay can be challenging, but avoiding these common pitfalls will help you create an essay that stands out. read more

College Admission Essay Topics: Best and Worst

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Freelance Writer

What should you write your college admission essay about? Which topics should you avoid? Check out some of the best (and the worst) college essay topic ideas! read more

Changes to the 2017-2018 Common Application Essay Prompts

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President, Wow Writing Workshop

The Common Application is changing up its essay prompts for the 2017-2018 college admission cycle. But what do these changes mean for you? read more