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College Essays

Cracking the Supplemental Essay
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By Mamie Cosentino
August 13, 2019 | 1 minute read

Cracking the supplemental essay is just a matter of a few things: showing genuine interest, being a thorough reader, and learning about the three "R"s

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Collegewise Alumni: Be Yourself In Your Essay
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By Sarah Myers
March 7, 2019 | 2 minute read

Many of our counselors share how their past and present students often "wow" them—whether it's via a hard-hitting or inspirational essay with an interesting perspective, or through a...

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Five Essay Clichés to Avoid
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By Collegewise Staff
December 20, 2017 | 1 minute read

Collegewise's Michael Banks breaks down five of the most common college essay clichés.

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One Story, Three Essays
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By Mamie Cosentino
November 1, 2017 | 1 minute read

Essay specialist Mamie Cosentino shows you how to turn one essay into three (no magical skills necessary!).

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Cracking the Supplemental Essay
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By Mamie Cosentino
October 25, 2017 | 1 minute read

If there were a recipe for the perfect supplemental essay, this would be it! Essay guru Mamie Cosentino lets you in on her top three tips for writing the best short essays.

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Who Should Edit My College Essay?
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By Collegewise Staff
October 20, 2017 | 1 minute read

Who's the best person to edit your college essays? Essay guru Lisa Caruso gives you the inside scoop!

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