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Proofreading and Revising Your College Essay: 9 Important Tips

Proofreading your own college essay can be incredibly difficult. Here are nine tips that will help you complete a perfect draft of your college essay.
by Scott H.
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Finding the Right Tone in Your College Essay: A Helpful Guide

How are you supposed to sound like yourself in a college essay? Let's work on your college essay tone to make sure you're explaining your values properly.
by Scott H.
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How to Demonstrate Leadership on College Applications

College application leadership is critical for admissions success. Colleges today want leaders, so it’s time to take a strategic approach to become one
by Scott H.
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How to Reach the Elites: Sydney's Story

Problem: Sydney’s writing sounded forced; she was trying too hard to sound smart when, in fact, she should have been drawing...
by Martin Ales
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How to Get a Full Scholarship: Noah’s Story

Problem: The college admissions essay stood in Noah’s way. He was a STEM-focused student, whose math skills...
by Martin Ales
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How to Earn a Lifetime Advantage: Pavan's Story

Problem: Despite Pavan’s good grades and extracurricular activities, he and his parents were unsure of his writing skills.
by Martin Ales
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Top 10 Qualities Colleges Look for in a Student

Although some schools may rank these factors differently in order of importance, these are the top 10 qualities colleges look for in a student.
by Ashley C.
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Choosing the Right College Essay Topic: 10 Great Tips

By following these tips, you will be able to select a college essay topic that will produce an excellent, authentic, and impressive essay.
by Scott H.