Tag: application essays

How Can I Trim Down My College Essay?

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Are you finishing up your admission essay, but it's just too long for the word count requirements? Our experts have advice for trimming it down! read more

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

11 Steps to Finalizing and Submitting Your College Apps

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Freelance Writer; Associate Dean of College Counseling, Cranbrook Kingswood School

Take the stress out of finishing up your college applications with these helpful tips on what to do and 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

5 Steps to Writing Your College Essay

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Having trouble writing your college application essay? We've all been there. Follow these five steps to simplify this important task. read more

3 Common Supplemental Essay Questions

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Freelance Writer

Here are three common supplemental essay questions colleges might ask you to write, plus unique brainstorming material for how to answer each one. read more

5 Tips to Conquer the Common Application Essay

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Fitting your entire life story into 650 words seems impossible, but crafting an amazing Common App essay is a lot easier (and more fun) than you think! 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. Let's explore how to do it! 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