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How to Sound Smart in Your Personal Statement

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

The College Essay Guy

Admission Essay Ideas That Just Don't Work

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.

Director of Communications, Commonwealth School

How to Tell Your Story in Your College Application Essay

What parts of your story are you supposed to share in your college application essay--and how? Find out now on CollegeXpress!

Author, Educator

Using Dialogue in Your College Application Essay

Admission officers are swamped. They want to be wowed by hopeful students' applications—including their admission essays. Try using dialogue to stand out!

Founder, Mint Tutors LLC

6 Tips for Writing a Killer Grad School Application Essay

You don't have to write the great American novel to get into grad school. You probably only have 500 words or fewer! Here are six ways to make them count.

Freelance Writer

How Can I Help Students With Admission Essays?

Application essays are a huge part of the admission process. Help your students write their best work with this advice from our experts.

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