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College Essays

Is Your College Essay Ready to Submit?
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By Lauren Nicholson
October 20, 2017 | 0 minute read

 

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How NOT to Start Your College Essay
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By Kevin McMullin
July 2, 2016 | 2 minute read

College essays need to start strong. They’re competing for an admissions officer’s attention, and you don’t want to lose your reader before your story ever really gets going. Here are ...

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Politics in College Essays?
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By Kevin McMullin
June 15, 2016 | 2 minute read

Our Collegewise counselors often get questions, especially during an election year, from students about whether or not to share political views in a college essay. You can even broaden...

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Is a Personal Struggle an Appropriate Essay Topic?
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By Kevin McMullin
October 17, 2015 | 3 minute read

College applicants often write essays about personal struggles. Sometimes, those stories provide great insight into the human being behind the grades and test scores, revealing strength,...

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