What’s the secret to writing great college essays? The answer might surprise you; and no, it’s actually not perfect grammar (although that is certainly important). It’s storytelling. There is a Native American proverb, “Those who tell the stories rule the world.” What makes stories so powerful?
Writing a college essay can be one of the most stressful parts of the application process. After all, most of us were taught in school how to write about various topics, but we rarely write about ourselves. Not to worry though. Here are some tips to make the process a whole lot easier. Continue reading
If you’re like most students, you probably have some anxiety about writing your college essays. How do you write an essay that’s memorable and stands out from the crowd? Today we’re pleased to be joined by Carol Barash, PhD, founder and CEO of Story to College to share tips on writing an impressive college essay.
A standout college essay can help set you apart from other scholarship applicants, so take your time and prepare an essay that will impress the scholarship committee. It’s easier than you think. Here are some dos & don’ts to keep in mind:
• Do read the instructions carefully. You don’t want to be disqualified because you missed a step.