Category: Essays

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Beyond the Numbers: 3 Tips for Writing Your College Essay

Excellent students will often soar through their final exams, SATs, ACTs, and get stunning references from their teachers. But then, the college essay hits them like an anvil. This is because they’ve mastered everything thrown at them, but never looked at their own story. The personal statement is easy to dismiss and scoff at, but really, this is the only chance to know a person aside from numbers on a page and secondhand stories from teachers.

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