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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

8 Smart Tips to Improve Your SAT Essay

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The SAT Essay is often the most daunting part of the test, so go into it with confidence using these tips on writing your best essay! read more

5 Helpful Ways to Improve Your Writing in College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, University of Central Florida

Professors expect a higher caliber of writing in college, so you may need to step up your game. Here are five ways to improve your writing in college. 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

Application Essay Example: The Journey

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

This is a *real* admission essay student Kay Teekell submitted with her application to Southwestern University. Read it and get inspired! 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

Top Writing Tips for Every Situation Ever

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

From exams to research papers to application essays, you spend most of senior year writing. Here are a few ways to get even better at it. read more

English Grammar Cheat Sheet for Students

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Struggling with grammar as you write your English essays, term papers, and other school assignments? Here's a cheat sheet with everything students need to know! read more