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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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Myth of the well rounded college applicant

The Myth of the Well-Rounded Applicant

“Colleges want well-rounded students.”  This fatal myth leads college applicants to rejection every year. While this misconception makes intuitive sense, the truth is that admissions officers are trying to put together...

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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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What2YouWillNeedToDo

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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Prompt - Feedback for Grammar

Read, Read, Read, Revise

Revise Your Revisions Even the greatest writers often go through several drafts before finally being satisfied with their work. Similarly, college application essays should go through multiple edits and revisits. You...

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Conclusion: Tying Everything Together

You have written your introduction, you have pumped out a few killer body paragraphs, and now your work is done, right? WRONG. Do not underestimate the importance of a strong...

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Planning Your Outline

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 for the graduate school...

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Brainstorming

Mastering 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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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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