Tag: college essay

Advice for Writing Your Grad School Personal Statement

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President, Writing Workshop

The graduate personal statement isn't just another essay. Here's what to keep in mind as you're writing this important part of your grad school application. read more

How to Approach Tragedy and Loss in Your College Essay

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Partner, Turner+Turner College Consulting

You may feel compelled to write about a difficult subject for your college essay. Here are some tips to write about hard topics with respect and impact. read more

How to Make Your Common App Essays Stand Out

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Freelance Writer

Not sure how to write your college essay? Here's a breakdown of the prompts and answers admission officers want (and don't want) to see. read more

15 College Essay Tips

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

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

How to Sound Smart in Your Personal Statement

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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

Why Your College Application Essay Matters

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Vice President for Enrollment and University Communications, Willamette University

Worried about writing the "perfect" college application essay? Guess what: admission officers don't want perfect! One admission insider explains. read more

How to Write a Transfer Essay That Works

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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

Get Your Graduate School Vocabulary in Shape

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Test Prep Tutor and Writer, Grockit.com

A strong vocabulary in graduate school will help you with your essays, your professional interviews, and your networking skills! Here are a few tips you can utilize to build vocabulary knowledge and gain more confidence in grad school! read more