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How to wrap up my college essay with a bang?

I’ve heard the conclusion is super important in a college essay because it's the last thing the adcoms read. I don’t want to just summarise everything I’ve said, but I also don't know how to leave a memorable impression. Any tips?

8 months ago

Absolutely, the conclusion of your essay is vital since it's your final chance to resonate with the admissions committee. You want to ensure it reflects not just what you've experienced, but also how you've grown or what you aspire to achieve going forward. Consider tying back to a thematic element introduced at the beginning of your essay for a cohesive feel. An effective strategy is to project forward - take the insights or growth you've discussed and explain how it will shape your future decisions or actions. For example, if your essay is about a community service experience that changed your perspective, your conclusion might touch on how this will influence your approach to community and collaboration in a college environment. Remember, the end of your essay is your parting word, so make it thoughtful and forward-looking!

8 months ago

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