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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

Video: College Essay Q&A With Expert Kim Lifton

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President, Wow Writing Workshop

Writing your college application essay can be one of the most difficult parts of the college admission process. College essay expert Kim Lifton is here to help! 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

How to Write About Bullying in Your College Essay

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President, Wow Writing Workshop

Bullying is a sensitive subject you may feel isn't good for your college essay, but here's how and why it could be a great application essay topic for you. read more

Don't Use Your English Paper as a College Essay

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President, Wow Writing Workshop

Many students send college application essays that were written for an English class. Most earned A's, but they're not often college app ready. Here's why! read more

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

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