Brainstorming Tip #4: Look at sample essays posted on actual college websites.


Look at sample essays  on college websites: Brainstorming Tip #4

Many colleges post sample essays that accepted students submitted. For example, Connecticut College offers great samples. Johns Hopkins University even provides admissions officers’ feedback after each sample essay.

Reading these sample essays, you can see the huge range of topics. At least, you can see how they all begin with an amazing in the moment first paragraph. You can do the same.


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