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Top College Essay Tips From Admission Insiders

President, Wow Writing Workshop

The college essay can help your application, or it can hurt it. You want to stand out in a good way...and these admission experts know how you can do just that. read more

Want to Find Your Essay's Message? Take Time to Create Wordy Drafts

Assistant Professor, Coastal Carolina University

Need help finding the message you want to convey in your college essay? This writing approach may surprise you! read more

5 Tips to Conquer the Common Application Essay

CollegeXpress Student Writer

You may think fitting your entire life story into 650 words is impossible, but crafting an amazing Common Application essay is a lot easier (and more fun) than you think! read more

Engaging Ways to Open Your Personal Statement

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

15 Mind-Blowing College Essay Tips

CollegeXpress Student Writer, Roanoke College

Writing your college essay can seem daunting, but these 15 pieces of advice can make it easy and painless. read more

3 Common Essay Mistakes

Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

The essay you submit when you apply to college plays a big role in the admission process; it's the one area that allows you to creatively express yourself. So what do you need to watch out for? read more