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Top Tips for Writing and Editing Your University Apps

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Cape Town, South Africa

Good organization, writing, and editing are important to any college application and admission essay. An international student offers her best advice here! read more

How to Write an Effective, Powerful Personal Statement

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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 Do I Help Students Brainstorm College Essay Ideas?

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When it comes to brainstorming admission essay topics, you should keep it simple. Check out these exercises that can help counselors and students work together! read more

Advice for Writing Your Grad School Personal Statement

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President, Writing Workshop

The graduate personal statement isn't just another essay. Here's what to keep in mind as you're writing this important part of your grad school application. read more

An Essay About You: How to Tackle Your College Essay

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Student, Washington College

Your college essay is a reflection on you and your experiences, but writing about yourself can be difficult. Here's some good advice on how to get started. read more

How to Approach Tragedy and Loss in Your College Essay

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Partner, Turner+Turner College Consulting

You may feel compelled to write about a difficult subject for your college essay. Here are some tips to write about hard topics with respect and impact. read more

The Best Transfer Essay Advice From Admission Insiders

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President, Wow Writing Workshop

Your transfer college application essay is just as important as it was the first time around. Learn how to write a winning essay with this expert advice. read more

How to "Show, Don't Tell" to Boost Your Writing

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Dartlet

Your English teacher has probably advised you to "show, don't tell" in your writing. But what does that even mean? Here's a quick explanation (with examples!). read more

9 Personal Statement Tips for Law School Applicants

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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

Top College Essay Tips From Admission Insiders

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President, Wow Writing Workshop

The college essay can help your application, or it can hurt it. You want to stand out in a good way...and these admission experts know how you can do just that. read more