Tackling the College Essay
Jun08

Tackling the College Essay

For those students who are at the top of the high school foodchain (juniors and seniors), summer is a great time to spend some time working on the college essay. According to Ethan Sawyer, The College Essay Guy, “It’s never too soon to start working on your college essay.”

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Scholarship Mom Tip #163: Three Proofreading Tips for Scholarship Essays
Feb11

Scholarship Mom Tip #163: Three Proofreading Tips for Scholarship Essays

Avoid common mistakes in your scholarship essay and application with these 3 proofreading tips.

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College Essay Grammar Tip
Nov15

College Essay Grammar Tip

Writing your college admissions essay? Filling out scholarship applications with essay requirements? Watch out for grammar gotchas — things you may feel are fine that are not considered correct for formal use.

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Scholarship Mom Tip #94: The Scholarship Essay Tip Most Students Miss
Oct16

Scholarship Mom Tip #94: The Scholarship Essay Tip Most Students Miss

What one tip can set your scholarship essay apart from the vast majority of others’? This one.

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Scholarship Mom Tip #58: Reuse, Recycle, Rework
Feb06

Scholarship Mom Tip #58: Reuse, Recycle, Rework

Reusing essays is a smart way to save time and apply for more college scholarships.

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College Admissions Essay Writing Prompt: What Makes You Tick?
Jun17

College Admissions Essay Writing Prompt: What Makes You Tick?

— Jump-start your college admission essay! Whether you’re a rising high school junior or a senior, taking time now to record ideas or even draft a paragraph or two will help you when the actual application deadline approaches.

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