The school year is coming to a close, and you’re getting excited about summer and all its possibilities. But nagging there in the back of your mind is this little thought that won’t leave you alone. Your college essay. You can put it off or pretend it’s not there, but eventually, you’ll have to face […]
The Common Application provides five prompts for your personal essay.
Our series of interviews with admissions consultants and admissions officers about different parts of the college application is designed to illuminate how each component fits into the whole. This post is an in-depth discussion about what makes a good essay, how it’s evaluated by admissions officers, and much more.
Three practical tips for writing an exceptional college personal statement
What you should include—or definitely leave out—when writing a strong personal statement for policy school.
Worried about what admissions officers are looking for in your personal statement? Wonder no more — we asked a former admissions officer to help you get started.
And how you can best answer them.
Even if you spent your summer babysitting.
To write a stellar college application essay, you have to keep in mind that it serves many functions to an admissions committee. Click through for the top three functions.
How a Signet student crafted a successful personal statement with the help of an admissions consultant.