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College Application Essay Guides
Working on the drafts of college application essays? The drafting process is critical and can help make your stories and messages clearer. Please be willing to draft and re-write to make your essays stronger. Here are 10 questions to help guide you through the editing process. I hope they can help […]

Can I Picture You?: 10 College Application Essay Guiding ...


The Coalition Releases 2016-2017 Essays There are no stated word limits or format submission info Coalition 2016-2017 Essays Welcome to the Coalition’s application essays page! Here you will find this year’s general essay prompts. Submission Guidelines With so many institutions participating in the Coalition, there are many different admissions guidelines, […]

Coalition Releases 2016-2017 Essays and Participating Colleges


2016 Wake Forest Own Application Essays Here’s a peek at one of the short responses from the 2016 Wake Forest own application. 3. Hashtags trend worldwide. Give us a hashtag you wish were trending. #______________________________________ Why? Check out our website and app for the rest of the application requirements.   

2016 Wake Forest Own Application Essays




By Rebecca Joseph Here is my latest blog from The Huffington Post.  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rebecca-joseph/editing-college-application-essays_b_4105569.html Recently, I saw a private coach inside a Starbucks using a thesaurus to help a high school senior make a college application essay sound “more mature.” Another counselor encouraged one of my students to write about a […]

A Plea to Those Helping Students With College Application Essays: ...


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Less Is Not More: 15 Tips for Using #CA4 Writing Supplements to Strengthen Your College Applications Embrace Writing Supplements. Most selective colleges using the Common Application have individual Writing Supplements. View these supplements as great offerings, as less is not more in the world of the competitive application process. Colleges that […]

Less Is Not More: 15 Tips for Using #CA4 Writing ...



2013-2014 University of Oregon and Clark Honors College Essays 2013-2014 Application Went Live on August 1 Required Freshman Essay Essay: No more than 50 lines, 500 words, or 4000 characters. Paste in. Essay Topic: The UO is interested in learning more about you. Write an essay (500 words maximum) that shares information […]

2013-2014 University of Oregon and Clark Honors College Essays


Make Your Stories Pop: 10 College Application Essay Guiding Questions Working on the drafts of your personal statements for your college applications? The drafting process is critical and can help make your stories and messages clearer.  Please be willing to draft and re-write to make your essays stronger. Here are […]

Make Your Stories Pop: 10 College Application Essay Guiding ...


Weekly College Application Essay Tips We are here to help you. So if you need help with your essays, email us, and we use a sliding scale to help students work on developing the strongest essays possible. And remember to buy our iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch app—All College Essays-the one stop app […]

Weekly College Application Essay Tips



College Application Essay Tip #1: Write Powerful Essays Tip 1: Now is the time for seniors to get started on writing their college application essays.  The Common Application is up and ready for you to complete. It has one long required essay. The prompts are exactly the same as last […]

College Application Essay Tip #1: Write Powerful Essays