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Any tips for crafting a memorable college essay?

Hi everyone, I'm a high school junior, and I've been starting to think about my college essays. I want to make sure they stand out and showcase who I am, but I'm not sure where to begin. Does anyone have any advice or tips on writing a memorable essay? I would really appreciate it!

10 months ago

Hey there! As someone who has recently gone through the college application process with my child, I can totally understand how important it is to craft a memorable essay. I'm happy to share some tips that helped my child along the way. First, think about your core values and experiences that have shaped who you are today. Reflect on any challenges you've faced and how you've grown from them. Once you have a list of potential topics, choose the one that feels most authentic to you. It's always best to pick something you feel passionate about, as this will come across in your writing. When writing your essay, make sure to showcase your unique voice and personality. This is your chance to let the admissions officers get to know you beyond your grades and test scores. Don't be afraid to use humor, anecdotes, and vivid descriptions to engage your reader. Lastly, proofread your essay multiple times and ask for feedback from teachers, family, or friends. Good luck with your essay writing, and I hope these tips help you create something memorable!

10 months ago

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