Helpful Online Tools for Writing College Essays

Helpful Online Tools for Writing College Essays

Writing your college admissions essay is one of the most important aspects of any application that requires a written essay. College essays are your opportunity to allow the admissions counselor a chance to gain some insight into who you are and what makes you a viable candidate for their college/university. Because the admissions essay can be so instrumental in the application process, it is important to produce a quality written statement. The following websites are excellent resources that you may want to use to aid you in writing a memorable college admissions essay!

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Collegeboard.com This link will open in a new tab.:
This site gives you a great overview of how to lay out a quality admissions essay, useful writing tips for the college essays, and sample essays to look at to get an idea of what college admissions counselors are looking for in an admissions essay.

Accepted.com This link will open in a new tab.:
This link provides the “do’s and don’ts” of writing the college admissions essay.

Quintcareers This link will open in a new tab.:
This website offers information about what steps one should take when creating the college essay. The site also offers examples of college essays that were accepted by top universities.

Back to College Website This link will open in a new tab.:
This site features an article that provides detailed tips and skills that a student should consider when writing the college essay.

National Association For College Admissions Counseling This link will open in a new tab.:
This weblink provides professional development resources on how-to effectively write a resume; building your brand; networking; and interview tips, to name a few.

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