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.
Mark explains the importance of the personal statement and introduces the main elements of the college essay
The college essay prompts for 2017-2018 have been announced by the Common Application. Have a look at them now!
Educational consultant Mark Montgomery visits the campus of Eckerd College, a unique and interesting school.
College admissions expert Mark Montgomery can help you find the college of your dreams, and will use his insider knowledge to guide you through the admissions process.