College Application Essay Tip #9: Get Trusted People to Read Your Essays
Tip 9. Have trusted inside and impartial outside readers read your essays. Make sure you have no spelling or grammatical errors.
Make sure you listen to people’s grammatical advice. And think about what they say about the content and style of your essays, but always remember, these essays are yours.
See the article about Dr. Joseph and her advice about college essays in The New York Times. http://thechoice.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/09/23/nacac-essa/?pagemode=print