Tag: writing tips

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

Want to Be a Writer? Then Don't Follow This Tired Advice

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Dartlet

Everyone's going to tell you what to do to be a writer. This article is different--it tells you what NOT to do. 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. Let's explore how to do it! 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 an essay 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

A great cover letter can make your resume stand out among a sea of other candidates, but writing one can be daunting. These seven tips can make it 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 Helpful Tips to Make Your Admission Essays Shine

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Writing your college admission essay can seem daunting, but these 15 pieces of advice can make it easy and painless. Follow them to make your essays stand out! read more