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College Admissions

College Admissions

College admissions is one of the most important parts of the high school experience. It can also be a significant …
What College Essay Readers Want

What College Essay Readers Want

It Can Make or Break Your Application. Here’s WHY & HOW. So much pressure has never been put on 650 …
Podcast: Let’s Get Tactical: Affirmative Action & How to Write a “Diversity” Essay

Podcast: Let’s Get Tactical: Affirmative Action & How to Write a “Diversity” Essay

In today’s episode, I recap the SCOTUS decision on affirmative action and break down what it means for students and …
The Anatomy of a Good Essay

The Anatomy of a Good College Essay

If you’ve been following Signet for any period of time or reading through their provided resources, you’ve probably already heard …
Artificial vs. Authentic - $ reasons why using AI to write your college essay is a bad idea

Artificial vs. Authentic: Four reasons why using AI to write your college essay is a bad idea.

As we slip further into summer, many high school students are starting to prepare for August 1st—the day when many …
Personal Statement Essay Prompts

Personal Statement Essay Prompts

The Common Application provides five prompts for your personal essay …
Preparing to Write the College Essay

Preparing to Write the College Essay

Preparing to write your college essay? Learn what makes a great college essay, how to write one from brainstorming to …
Write Your Perfect College Essay

Write Your Perfect College Essay

The college essay (or personal statement) is an important component of a college application. Discover Signet’s 8-step approach to writing …
6 tips for transforming a college essay

6 Tips for Transforming a College Essay

The revising and editing stage of writing a college essay evolves a decent essay into a great one. Discover six …
The True Value of a College Essay

The True Value of a College Essay

In this blog post, you’ll discover what the college essay is, why it matters, and what a good college essay …