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Should I give my college essay a creative title?

Hey, I'm a junior and I'm starting to work on my college apps. I was wondering if giving a creative title to my college essay would make it more impactful or if it's just unnecessary? What do you all think?

9 months ago

Hi there! It's great that you're starting to work on your college apps early. As for giving your college essay a creative title, it's not necessary, but it could potentially help you stand out if done well. A well-thought-out title can give your essay a unique touch and lay the foundation for the story you're about to tell in your essay. However, a creative title should not divert the admissions officer's attention from the content itself.

Be cautious about making your title too gimmicky or cute, as it might not align with the tone of the essay. Always prioritize the content and make sure it's engaging and well-written. The right balance is what will make your essay truly impactful.

9 months ago

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