Personal Statement and Application Essay Mistakes 2013

Common Essay Mistakes in 2013

I wanted to make a quick post detailing some common mistakes that my students are making this year in their personal statements and application essays for schools like the University of California (UC) and the University of Texas (UT). Writing your essay about sports: Many of you are still writing about sports…I urge you not…

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Personal Statement FAQ

Common Mistakes on College Applications

When I first meet with families and students, they always ask about the college essay, aka “the personal statement.”  Fears and questions run the gamut.  Some students elude topic altogether and are in denial that they will need to write one.  Others just have no idea how to start writing.  Here are some examples of…

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