It can be tough to figure out how to demonstrate your character in an essay. Mark gives some tips.
Have you ever had a closely-held belief challenged? Mark gives you some ideas on how to write about it.
You know all about being a teenager, but how do you write about it? Mark gives some tips.
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.
Mark offers advice on how to write a great college essay based on your background, identity, interests, or talents.
Mark explains the importance of the personal statement and introduces the main elements of the college essay
The Common Application essay prompts came out last week; today, we wanted to take a look at a list of the Coalition Application essay prompts. The Coalition Application website recommends that each prompt be answered in 300-400 words, and strongly recommends that you do not exceed 500-550 words. Here are the prompts: Tell a story from your life, […]
The college essay prompts for 2017-2018 have been announced by the Common Application. Have a look at them now!