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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Parent College Coach Tip #81: My #1 College Essay Tip
Sep25

Parent College Coach Tip #81: My #1 College Essay Tip

Pretending to be someone they are not in an effort to impress admissions isn’t going to earn any points when evaluating the application. The officers want to know more about your student, who they are, what is important to them, and why they want to attend their college. They can’t get that information if your student can’t be himself in the essay.

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Parent College Coach Tip #37: 5 Quick Tips for the College Essay
Oct17

Parent College Coach Tip #37: 5 Quick Tips for the College Essay

The college essay should be like a “first date”. Admissions officers want to know what makes you special.

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Parent College Coach Tip #21: 3 Tools to Help With the College Essay
Jun27

Parent College Coach Tip #21: 3 Tools to Help With the College Essay

Summer is when upcoming seniors begin to get serious about the college essay. And getting serious means it’s going to require some thought, planning, and multiple drafts. Ideally, seniors should have their essays polished and finished by the time they go back to school. Here are some tools to help.

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College Essay – Be Original
Jun23

College Essay – Be Original

When writing a college essay, you need to be original and stand out — but in a good way. Try these tips.

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