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How do I write a unique and memorable college essay?

Hello! I'm a junior and I'm starting to think about my college essays. I know they're a really important part of the application, but I'm not sure how to make mine unique and memorable. Any advice on brainstorming ideas or writing techniques would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

10 months ago

Hi there! It's great that you're starting to think about your college essays early. One way to make your essay unique and memorable is to focus on a specific experience or moment in your life that has had a significant impact on you. This could be anything from a personal challenge you've overcome, to a meaningful interaction with someone who has inspired you. When brainstorming ideas, think about what makes you who you are - your values, passions, and interests. Don't be afraid to show your personality and be genuine in your writing. As for writing techniques, try to engage the reader with a strong opening that will make them want to continue reading. Use descriptive language and vivid imagery to paint a picture of your story in the reader's mind. Remember to proofread your essay and ask for feedback from others to ensure it's polished and well-written. Good luck!

10 months ago

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