Category: Personal Statement

Personal Statement, Student Resources

What to Do If You’re Lost 

Don’t panic. If you’ve tried all these things and still haven’t decided what to write about in your essay, don’t worry. There’s a great story inside you waiting to be told. Consider these questions: What’s the toughest lesson you’ve ever had to learn? What’s the hardest…

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How to Format a College Essay (Step-by-Step Guide) 

To see how the Narrative Essay structure works, check out the essay below, which was written for the Common App “Topic of your choice” prompt. You might try reading it here first before reading the paragraph-by-paragraph breakdown below. They covered the precious mahogany coffin with…