Signet's Guide to the Essay

The college essay is one of the few pieces of the application that gives students an opportunity to share their own unique voice. In this guide, we demystify the college essay by providing context for how the college essay is used by admissions officers, an overview of the current essay prompts for both the Common App and Coalition App, best practices and mistakes to avoid, a clear writing process plan.

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