Tag: writing

Secrets to Writing Your College Application Essay

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

The admission essay: the most daunting portion of the college application but the most important. Here are the secrets to writing your best college essay possible! read more

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

How I Chose My (Double) Major

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Having trouble deciding on a major? Here's how one student struggled to find her path and how she decided to double-major in college. read more

5 Tips on How to Deal With Soul-Sucking Essays

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Whether it's for class, college admission, or a scholarship, you have to deal with essays you just don't want to write at one point or another. Here are five tips to help you deal with an essay monstrosity. read more

SAT With Essay: Take the Option and Write It!

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Writer, Educator

Though the Essay portion of the SAT is optional, it's a great way to practice your writing skills and show off these core skills to colleges. Here's what you should know about the SAT Essay, plus tips on how to get a high score. read more

How to Make Extra Money With Your Writing Skills

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Life Coach

Work from the comfort of your dorm room and earn extra cash in your downtime with these cool writing jobs. 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

Top Careers for Myers-Briggs Personality Types: ENTP

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

A series devoted to Myers-Briggs personality types and recommended jobs for each type. This edition: ENTP (extroversion, intuition, thinking, perception). 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

Unique Writing Jobs for (Future) English Majors

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

If you like to write, and you're good at it, your career options are surprisingly vast. Here's a look at some unique jobs and career paths for writers you might take. read more