The Road to Successful College Essays: Avoiding Common Mistakes

Join Collegewise on Wednesday, June 28 at 5:00 PM PDT to learn about crafting the most ideal college essay and how to leave a lasting first impression!

About this Event

College essays compete for an admissions officer’s attention, and the last thing students want is to lose their reader before their story really gets going.

Essay writing season is upon us and families often have questions about how to "wow" admissions officers with words. In this webinar, Collegewise founder, Kevin McMullin, will be sharing his top tips on essay writing and how students can take their essays to the next level.

This event will include:
  • An overview of college essays
  • The common mistakes students make and what to avoid
  • How to submit a confident essay

This workshop will show you what admissions officers look for in great college essays and offer suggestions to families for finding and crafting the best stories.



Your Speaker


Kevin McMullin

Founder and Chief Education Officer

Kevin McMullin is the founder and Chief Education Officer at Collegewise. For more than 25 years, he has been speaking, writing, and consulting with families and schools on the topic of smarter, saner college planning. Kevin also admits that while he knows a lot about how to parent teens during the college admissions process, he seems to be significantly less knowledgeable about how to parent his own 7- and 5-year-old boys.

About Collegewise

Since 1999, our team of 90+ counselors has dedicated their expertise to creating a worry-free, effortless college application process for students of all levels. 

Collegewise empowers students academically and relieves parents of their project management duties through our personalized counseling and tutoring programs. 

Say goodbye to application stress and welcome a new, streamlined experience with Collegewise. 

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