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An Easy Plan for Starting Your College Application Essays Over the Summer

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Summer is a great time to get a head start on your college application essay. Get started with these quick brainstorming and writing tips from a real student! read more

Best Ways to Prepare for 5 Different Supplemental Essays

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President, Wow Writing Workshop

Supplemental essays are an important part of your college applications. Here are the different types of writing themes and the best ways to prepare for each. read more

7 Tips to Boost Your Writing for Homework and Essays

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Anderson University

Writing skills are something we use throughout our lives, but especially in school. Here are seven tips to improve your writing and showcase your best work. read more

Top Tips for Revising Your College Admission Essays

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The College Essay Guy

You wrote your college essay! Now you have to proof and revise it to make it better. This quick guide from an essay expert can make the editing process easier. read more

The Importance of Storytelling on Your College Application

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Your college application should be the ultimate story about you! Here's how to tell your story from beginning to end beyond your admission essay. read more

3 Important Steps to Acing the "Why Us?" Essay

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Psychologist and Founder, Top College Consultants

"Why this college?" is a common college application essay prompt. Here's how you can stand out when you're writing about why you love and chose your dream school. read more

The Top College and Career Prep Resources for Students

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Founder and Lead Counselor, NEPA Career and College Counseling Associates

Looking for a comprehensive list of resources to get you from college admission to career? Well, we've got it for you with the help of a real professional college admission counselor. read more

Reuse or Recycle: How to Manage College Essay Material

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College Admission Consultant, Solomon Admissions

The key to the college admission process is being as efficient as possible. Here's how to be smart about organizing and reusing essay materials for multiple schools. read more

How to Write an Effective, Powerful Personal Statement

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Writing a college application personal statement is about infusing yourself into your writing. Student writer Natalie has advice to help you do just that. read more

How Do I Help Students Brainstorm College Essay Ideas?

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When it comes to brainstorming admission essay topics, you should keep it simple. Check out these exercises that can help counselors and students work together! read more