Tag: college essays

5 Tips for Writing a Strong Personal Statement

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College Counselor and Tutor, Moon Prep

The college admission personal statement can be tough to get just right. Use these five tips to guide your writing for a great admission essay! 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

How to Help Your Students Start the College Essay

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President, Wow Writing Workshop

Just because students have to write their college essays themselves doesn't mean parents can't help them think about it. Here are some tips to get them started! 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

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

Submitting Your College Applications Early: How and Why

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

College application season is a stressful time, but you can make it easier by completing your apps 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 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 key advice about the early steps of the college search and application process, plus what 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