Have you ever had a closely-held belief challenged? Mark gives you some ideas on how to write about it.
How should you address the “topic of your choice” essay on the Coalition college application? Mark offers some tips.
This post is another in my series on how to address the college application essay prompts from the Coalition App. This year, you have five prompts from which to choose as an anchor for your essay. Each prompts presents its unique possibilities and challenges. Today we will look at the “obstacle/failure” prompt. This a fairly […]
Mark introduces the essay topics from the Coalition Application for 2017-2018.
Not sure what to write about for your Common Application college essay? Never fear: you can write about virtually anything–as long as your essay contains fundamental elements. Read Mark’s tips here.
Mark offers expert college essay advice. Here he dissects the Common Application prompt focused on an accomplishment, event, or realization that led to personal growth.
Great College Essays start with great topics. Here Mark decodes the Common Application prompt that focuses on an interest that you find particularly captivating.
What problems interest you? Why do these problems interest you? Answer these questions in a great college essay for the Common Application.
How do your beliefs and ideas shape who you are as a person? The Common Application prompt that focuses on how those beliefs or ideas were challenged can reveal a lot about you.
Mark offers advice on how to write a great college essay based on your background, identity, interests, or talents.