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Tips for College Application Essays

Article by Nicole on 11 Nov 2012

As you get started on your college applications, what tips and advice have you received for your essays? We've written about the college application process, and the personal essay is certainly an important part of your application. Essays offer a perspective on you as a person that an admissions officer cannot generally get from test scores, GPAs and a list of your extracurricular activities. So, how are you tackling the essays? Are you giving them to peers, teachers, or mentors to review and offer feedback? What is the most valuable advice you've received that you can pass on to other college applicants?
 

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