College Essay: The Personal Statement in 4 Steps

During my college essay workshop at a local public high school, I asked the students which essay was the hardest for them to write. They chose the Personal Statement, which essentially states, “Tell us about yourself.” I┬áhad the students brainstorm something unique about themselves that they would want an admissions officer to know and that […]

Top 10 College Essay Tips

A couple weeks ago I had the privilege of leading a college essay writing workshop for the local public high school. During the workshop, I went over the following essay tips on how to write an outstanding application essay: College Essay Tips Why the essay matters: It gives you the chance to stand out apart […]

College Admissions: Mastering the Essay Part II

This blog series on Mastering the College Essay is designed┬áto give you pointers on how to best show colleges through your essay who you are and why they should accept you. Take a look at the first two posts in the series: College Admissions: How to tell your story and stand out College Admissions: Mastering […]