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Scholarship Saturday: February 28, 2015


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Why Your College Application Essay Matters

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

Top College Admission Essay Myths Debunked

President, Wow Writing Workshop

There is a lot of misinformation out there surrounding the college admission essay. Consider these myths and facts before you get started. read more

Top Tips for Writing Your College Application Essay

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CEO, Tutor.com; Independent College Counselor

While a tough part of the college application, essays are also your big opportunity to highlight your strengths and discuss material not presented anywhere else. Here, Tutor.com's writing tutors share some of their top tips here. read more

The International Application: An Insider's Perspective

Assistant Director of Admissions, Caldwell College

Have you ever wondered what those international admission counselors are thinking as they review your applications? This is the international admission process from someone who's been there--on both sides. read more

How to Find Scholarships for Science Majors

Scholarship Search Strategist, College Prep Ready

The costs of attending college are rising at alarming rates each year. The majority of students and their families will have to accept a financial aid package (including scholarships, grants, and loans) to cover those costs. Students--whether you are a college freshman or senior--you can help to minimize the amount of loans you will need to pay for college. read more

How to Fix a Not-So Perfect Application

Market Research Senior Analyst, Carnegie Communications

It is the start of senior year and you are beginning to apply to college. Suddenly, you realize you may not have the most amazing grades, maybe you haven't been as involved in extracurricular activities as you should have been, or maybe you didn't ace that SAT or ACT test. read more

Mastering the Application Essay: Advice for International Students

Director of Admission, Loyola University New Orleans

There is only one part of the college application left to submit: the dreaded essay. read more

Insider Essay Advice

Vice President of Enrollment Management, Butler University

Where does your application essay stack up against the thousands that are submitted every year? read more

Transfer Application Essay Example 1: Dad Says...


Need a little inspiration? Check out the sample essay, and don't forget to check out our tips! read more