April 6, 2011. Every writer wants to hear a reader’s compliment. But students often ask about the other side of the coin–what can go wrong in a college application essay?… read more →
April 4, 2011. Kathleen Kingsbury asks admissions officers in the Daily Beast: What advice would you give prospective students that they’ve probably never heard before? The Daily Beast is read… read more →
March 16, 2011. Read why this student couldn’t write the essay he wanted to write.
March 16, 2011. Nordstrom is offering $10,000 in scholarships in the form of 80 scholarships at $25,000 each to high school juniors across the country. Read more about the application… read more →
March 15, 2011. While reading Caitlin Crommett’s college application essay, I became more and more amazed. The story was touching (the beginning involved a woman who was dying) but not… read more →
March 11, 2011. Yes, it can. Specifically, here are some ways in which college counselors have answered that question in College Essays that Made a Difference: “An essay can have… read more →