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How to Write Great College Application Essays

Every year, over one million students apply to college. Beyond grades, extracurriculars, and test scores, a stellar personal essay and school specific supplements are crucial to ensuring that your application stands out from those of your peers. These are the only components of your application that give your admission officer a chance to hear your own voice and tell your story. So, how do you write an outstanding personal statement and supplements? Check out our resources for writing exceptional essays below.

How to Answer Each Common App Prompt

Every year, over one million students apply to college using the Common Application. 900 colleges and universities accept the Common…

How can I write a good college essay if I don’t have an interesting story to tell?

Come college application essay writing time, many students struggle, assuming that they do not have…

How to write college supplements

You’ve already spent weeks crafting the perfect personal statement… and then you realize that most of your top choice colleges also require…

Is there a checklist of everything I need to do to apply to college?

It’s stressful applying to college. The good news is that we’ve been there and have put together a cohesive…

3 Steps to Craft a Successful Artistic Supplement

The artistic supplement, also called the “arts portfolio” or the “additional arts form,” can be a great way to…

How to Write the Common App Additional Information Section

Unlike college-specific supplements which are occasionally optional but always strongly recommended, the…

Personal Statement Do’s and Dont’s

The personal statement acts as a window into you as an individual to shed light on the person behind all the numbers and bullet points on…

How to Approach Writing the Roommate Essay

Your future roommate, or roommates, will be the people you share your first year experience with – your first orientation week, your…

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