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Where can I find excellent college essay examples?

I'm starting to work on my college essays and could really use some inspiration. Are there any resources or websites where I can find examples of excellent college essays from successful applicants? I would love to see what has worked for others!

7 months ago

Absolutely! There are several resources available online to help you find examples of excellent college essays. One such resource is CollegeVine, which offers a free database of successful college essays. They also provide helpful guides on essay writing and an essay review feature to get feedback on your own essays from other students. Here's the link: https://www.collegevine.com/essays/review

Another source for great college essay examples is websites or blogs of various universities, where they may post essays from successful applicants. For instance, the Johns Hopkins University essays that worked page at https://apply.jhu.edu/application-process/essays-that-worked/

Lastly, sometimes searching for 'college essay examples' online may lead you to personal blogs of students who share their own essays publicly. While these essays may be from students who were accepted at certain universities, remember that it's still important to craft your own unique essay that showcases your voice and experiences. Good luck with your essay writing!

7 months ago

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