Tag: college 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

A Look at College Admission From a Top Official

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President, Wow Writing Workshop

Getting through the college admission process can feel like stumbling around in the dark, so let a real-life college admission expert guide you and share her top advice. 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

Submitting Your College Applications Early: How and Why?

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

College application season is a super stressful time, but you can make it a little easier by completing them early. Here are some reasons to hit the submit button ASAP. read more

An Essay About You: How to Tackle Your College Essay

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Student, Washington College

Your college essay is a reflection on you and your experiences, but writing about yourself can be difficult. Here's some good advice on how to get started. read more

5 Things You Need to Keep in Mind When Applying to College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

A college sophomore offers some key advice about the earlier steps of the college search and application process, plus what you need to remember after getting accepted. 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

How to "Show, Don't Tell" to Boost Your Writing

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Dartlet

Your English teacher has probably advised you to "show, don't tell" in your writing. But what does that even mean? Here's a quick explanation (with examples!). read more

5 Ways to Help Your Students Improve Their Writing

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Cofounder, Director of College Admissions Counseling, One-Stop College Counseling

Have your seniors' college essays seemed a little lackluster lately? Here are five ways that counselors can help students improve their writing skills for college essays. read more

Top College Essay Tips From Admission Insiders

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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