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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
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SAT: 720 math
200
800
| 800 verbal
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Where can I get a free Common App essay review?

Hey there, I'm almost done with my Common App essay but I'd like to get some feedback before submission. Is there any place I could get a free review or critique of my essay? It'd be a big help if you could share your resources!

6 months ago

Hi! It's great that you've completed your Common App essay and are seeking feedback. There are several resources available where you can receive free essay reviews:

1. Reach out to your high school English teacher or school counselor. They likely have experience in reviewing college essays and can offer valuable feedback.

2. Ask a friend, family member, or classmate to read your essay and provide suggestions. Keep in mind that it's best to ask someone who is knowledgeable about the college application process.

3. Look for online forums or communities where students help each other with essays. Some platforms, like the College Confidential and r/ApplyingToCollege subreddit, have users offering essay feedback.

4. Take advantage of CollegeVine's free essay review. CollegeVine offers comprehensive essay reviews by their Peer Essay Review Team. To access this service, you need to sign up on their website and submit your essay through their platform.

Remember that the key to receiving helpful feedback is to find those who have experience with college admissions and a good understanding of what colleges are looking for in a Common App essay. Good luck, and I hope you receive valuable input to polish your essay!

6 months ago

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