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College Application Essay

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How to write a standout college application essay

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5 Things You Shouldn’t Put In Your College App Essay

College application essays scare most of us. Even if you consider yourself a pretty good writer, the thought of cranking out an essay that will determine whether or not you’ll get into college can leave you in a cold sweat. But writing that college application essay doesn’t have to be scary. In fact, you can be yourself -- relaxed and sincere. Keep in mind, though, that there are some things you definitely shouldn’t include in your essay.


Personal statement: 10 most overused opening sentences

Painful process: writing the Ucas personal statement can be a traumatic experience, but don’t let it overwhelm you

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How to write a standout college application essay

Students need to write a college application essay using a strong thesis statement, active voice, and concrete, vivid word pictures.

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How to Write a Great College Application Essay

Let me begin by saying I don’t remember one thing about my college application process beyond the many full color university brochures that arrived by mail my senior year and were used as trays to hold my chocolate Poptart.

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How to Write a Kick-Ass Application Essay

Do you have some application essays coming up and you don't know where to start? Look no further! These steps will help you get organized and ready to submit a kick-ass essay!| Study Abroad and Beyond