Tag: writing tips

Want to Find Your Essay's Message? Take Time to Create Wordy Drafts

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Assistant Professor, Coastal Carolina University

Need help finding the message you want to convey in your college essay? This writing approach may surprise you! read more

5 Questions to Kick-Start Your College Essay

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Assistant Professor, Coastal Carolina University

Once you decide on a topic for your college application essay, try asking these five questions. read more

A College Essay Starter Plan for the Dog Days of Summer

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Assistant Professor, Coastal Carolina University

Getting students to work on their college applications during the summer is a hard sell. Here's how to talk to your kids and get them thinking about writing their college essay. 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. read more

What NOT to Do in Your Application Essay

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Senior Assistant Dean of Admissions, Pomona College

Writing a strong college admission essay can be challenging, but avoiding these common pitfalls will help you create one that stands out. 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

7 Must-Know Tips for Writing a Killer Cover Letter

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Life Coach

Writing a cover letter can be daunting, but these tips can make it that much easier. 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

15 Mind-Blowing College Essay Tips

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Roanoke College

Writing your college essay can seem daunting, but these 15 pieces of advice can make it easy and painless. read more

Written Your College Admission Essay? What to Do Next

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Founder, First Choice College

You have a story, a slice of your life or an experience down on paper. But you aren't finished yet. Here are questions to ask yourself and other steps to take when editing your college admission essay. read more