College essay writing styles

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Writing a strong college admissions essay.

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Avoiding common admissions essay mistakes. Brainstorming tips for your college essay.

college essay writing styles

How formal should the tone of your college essay be? Taking your college essay to the next level.

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Sample essay 1 with admissions feedback. Sample essay 2 with admissions feedback. Student story: Admissions essay about a formative experience. Student story: Admissions essay about personal identity. Student story: Admissions essay about community impact.

college essay writing styles

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college essay writing styles

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