Ah, the college application essay: does anything strike more fear in the heart of a high school student? Selling yourself (in writing!) to a panel of strangers is certainly intimidating stuff. Luckily, we have practical tips you can use to reduce the intimidation and increase your likelihood of standing out from the masses.
If you follow these tips, you will be on your way to a personal, effective college application essay. The story you tell doesn’t have to be amazing or impressive, it just has to show something fundamental about YOU and bring up a clear picture in your reader’s mind.
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