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The Secret to a Winning Common App Activities List 2021-22

How to write a strong Common App Activities List. What admissions officers are looking for; how to avoid common mistakes; how to write succinctly.

What Do Colleges Actually Look For?

Ever read a college’s post about what they look for in applicants? It’s all fluff. Here are the three things colleges actually look for in your application.

What the Prompt Is Really Asking

Before beginning to outline your essay in response to a prompt, you must figure out what the prompt is really asking. Follow these tips to writing success.

Mastering the Art of Brainstorming

Here are four of the most popular methods of brainstorming that should help you hone in on your topic and devise your supporting points.

What to Consider When Writing a Short Essay

Need some tips for on short essay writing? The key to writing a short essay is including only the most pertinent information necessary to make your point.