Tag: personal statements

Reuse or Recycle: How to Manage College Essay Material

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

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 Can I Trim Down My College Essay?


Are you finishing up your admission essay, but it's just too long for the word count requirements? Our experts have advice for trimming it down! read more

9 Personal Statement Tips for Law School Applicants

Director of Admissions, New England Law | Boston

Your personal statement for law school holds a lot of weight. Here are some tips from a Director of Admissions on how to write the absolute best essay possible! read more

Engaging Ways to Open Your Personal Statement

Founder, Moon Prep

You need to write an engaging personal statement to stand out to colleges. The most important component of this is a strong opening. Let's explore how to do it! read more

7 Steps to Writing Your Grad School Personal Statement

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You graduate school essay could make a difference in getting admitted. Here are seven steps to writing your grad school personal statement--with cartoons! read more

3 Great Grad School Application Essay Examples

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The grad school personal statement is an important factor in your application process. Here are a few good grad school essay examples to help you figure it out. read more

How to Stand Out in Your College Applications

Vice President of Admission and Financial Aid, Endicott College

All that soul searching to find the perfect college has come down to this, your application. But what actually goes into that mythical document? read more

How to Sound Smart in Your Personal Statement

The College Essay Guy

These three tips will help you sound smart in your college application essays--just as smart as you really are. read more

Admission Essay Ideas That Just Don't Work

Director of Communications, Commonwealth School

Some college application essay ideas are bad, and you may not know which ones are. Here are some essay ideas that don't work and potential alternatives. read more