Tag: essay prompts

How to Make Your Common App Essays Stand Out

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

Tips for Tackling the New Common App Essay Prompts

Essay Coach; Author

The folks over at the Common Application have decided to introduce a whole new set of essay prompts this year. That means that students, teachers, and essay coaches like myself are venturing into virgin territory. Let's all take a deep breath and see what these new prompts are actually asking you to do . . . read more

5 Tricks for Choosing Your College Essay Topic

Student, Brandeis University

Panicking over your college application essay? You won't be for long. read more

How to Write the "Why Us?" Essay

President, Wow Writing Workshop

When it comes to the "why this university?" application essays, lots of students misunderstand the prompts--and miss out on an important opportunity to stand out. read more