Tag: essays

5 Helpful Ways to Improve Your Writing in College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Central Florida

Your professors will expect a higher caliber of writing in college, meaning you may need to step up your game. Here are five ways to improve your writing in college. 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

5 Steps to Writing Your College Essay

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Having trouble writing your college application essay? We've all been there. Follow these five steps to simplify this important task. read more

5 Ways to Manage Your Stress During Finals

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Mountain View College

It's finals season, which means everyone's stressed. Check out these five tips to maintain your sanity and keep up your grades at the end of the semester. 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

5 Secrets to Getting Good Grades

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Here are some ways to step up your school game and start getting the good grades you want and deserve. read more

Application Essay Example #6: The Journey

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

This is an optional narrative essay a student submitted with her application to Southwestern University, and it helped her gain admission there. read more

5 Tips on How to Deal With Soul-Sucking Essays

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Whether it's for class, college admission, or a scholarship, you have to deal with essays you just don't want to write at one point or another. Here are five tips to help you deal with an essay monstrosity. read more

SAT With Essay: Take the Option and Write It!

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Writer, Educator

Though the Essay portion of the SAT is optional, it's a great way to practice your writing skills and show off these core skills to colleges. Here's what you should know about the SAT Essay, plus tips on how to get a high score. read more

Writing Habits to Kick Before Going to College

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Dartlet

Writing essays changes a little between high school and college. Get a step ahead of English 101 with these tips. read more