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Best Common App Essay Prompt

The Best Common App Essay Prompt

Thank goodness for the Common App. You only need to write one essay to apply to every school. Then again, everyone else only needs to write one essay to apply...

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Outline

How to Prepare an Outline

Getting Your Outline in Line Writing an outline is the best way to ensure that you have a clear, structured, and well-organized essay in which key information is accessible and easy...

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Support

How to Include Supporting Evidence

The best way to support your point is through the use of supporting evidence. This enables you to “show” your best attributes rather than “tell” (i.e. brag). Supporting evidence can...

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Decoding the Prompt

Before beginning to outline your essay in response to a prompt, you must figure out what the prompt is really asking. There are two components to a prompt: the surface...

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Brainstorming

The Art of Brainstorming

Even the most experienced writers often find starting to be the most difficult part. In this article, you will find four of the most popular methods of brainstorming that should...

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UnderstandingYourself

Understanding Yourself

Why is understanding yourself before you start your application? Before embarking on your college application, you should reflect on yourself, your passions, and your goals. While your goals and vision of...

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Filling Out Your Common Application

The Road to Completeing the Common Application Preliminary Preparation Before beginning the Common Application, you will need to create a password and username. If you are still using that Hannah Montana-themed email address...

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Essay Rules: Show, Don’t Tell

Weaving In Stories and Evidence Throughout Your Essay Demonstrating Your Qualities without Bragging There is a fine line between a confident, capable applicant and an arrogant, self-absorbed applicant. You may find yourself...

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How to Pick Your Supporting Evidence

The best way to support your point is through the use of supporting evidence. This enables you to “show” your best attributes rather than “tell” (i.e. brag). Supporting evidence can...

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