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How do I write a strong supplemental essay?

Hey everyone, I know that many colleges require supplemental essays in addition to the main application essay. Can someone give me some advice on how to write a strong supplemental essay that will help my application stand out? Thanks in advance!

11 months ago

Hi there! I can understand why you'd want to make your supplemental essay stand out. When my child was going through the application process, we found some tips that really helped. First, be genuine and reflect on why you're interested in the college or program. Admissions officers can tell when an essay is authentic. Second, do your research on the school, its values, and what makes it unique. This will help you tailor your essay to show how you'd be a great fit. Third, try to be concise and clear in your writing. Stick to the main points you want to convey and avoid fluff. Fourth, don't be afraid to show some personality. A memorable essay can leave a lasting impression. Finally, proofread and edit your essay multiple times. It's important to submit an error-free piece of writing. Good luck with your application process, and I hope these tips help you create a fantastic supplemental essay!

11 months ago

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