Writing the College Application Essay: Ten Words That Will Improve Your Essay , No. 2

This blog is the second in a series called, “Ten Words That Will Improve Your College Application Essay.” In each of the blogs, I’ll examine a key word as it relates to writing the college application essay, and describe how it can help you. The word for today is...

Writing the College Application Essay: How to “Barbara Walters” Yourself, Part 4

In choosing the topic for your college application essay, keep in mind that the first idea you have is often the same first idea that other applicants have as well. That’s why you need to keep digging, pushing hard to find a compelling and effective topic. To help...