June 9, 2022
Tips to Brainstorm Admission Essay Topics

10 Steps to Brainstorm Admission Essay Topics: Part 1

There are infinite ways to brainstorm admission essay topics. But each strategy isn’t created equal — what works for one person may not work for another. […]
April 25, 2022
Answering Students' Top College Admission Essay Questions

The Admission Essay: Top Questions, Answered

The college admissions process can be overwhelming even under the best of circumstances. Chances are, you’ve got questions about your admission essays. I may not have […]
December 13, 2021
How to Write a Letter of Continued Interest for Your College Applications

Steps for Writing a Letter of Continued Interest

You worked on your application for months, perfecting your essays, crafting your activities list, and getting stellar letters of recommendation. Then, you waited. And waited. In […]
June 11, 2021
Getting Started With Writing Your College Admission Essay

Get Started With Writing Your Admission Essay

Admissions counselors want (and need) to get to know you better — and that means learning about more than just your grades, transcripts, activities, and test scores. By […]
March 24, 2021
The Challenge (and Opportunity) in Writing Your Admission Essays

Adding Value to Your Admission Essays

Writing your college admissions essay (often called the “personal statement”) is hard. I get it. (More than you know.) You’ve spent your high school career writing […]
July 13, 2020
32 Things Admission Officers Want You to Know About Your College Essay

32 Things Admission Officers Want You to Know About College Essays

The admissions process is stressful under the best of circumstances. In today’s uncertain environment, it’s even more so. So when you’re writing your admissions essays, wouldn’t […]
June 6, 2020
COVID-19 as a College Admission Essay Topic: Should You Write About It?

COVID-19 as a College Admission Essay Topic: Should You Write About It?

Every facet of everyday life — from studying to shopping to traveling to socializing — has been impacted by COVID-19 during the last few months. As […]
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