Tag: personal statements

How Can I Trim Down My College Essay?

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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 Important Personal Statement Tips for Law School Applicants

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Director of Admissions, New England Law | Boston

Here are some tips from a Director of Admissions on how to write the absolute best personal statement for law school! read more

Engaging Ways to Open Your Personal Statement

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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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Here are the seven steps to writing your grad school personal statement--with cartoons! read more

Great Grad School Application Essay Examples

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By popular demand: a nice collection of personal statements/letters of intent from accepted grad school applications. read more

How to Stand Out in Your College Applications

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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

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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

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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

Navigating the Graduate School Application Process

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Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management, Director of Graduate Enrollment Services, Marymount University

You found the perfect grad school . . . now you just have to apply. An admission expert shares her top four tips for doing so. read more

Application Essay Example: Why They Call it Fishing

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This is the *actual* essay student Derek Billey submitted with his application to Willamette University in Oregon. Read it and get inspired! read more