The college essay prompts for 2017-2018 have been announced by the Common Application. Have a look at them now!
When writing a college essay, it’s crucial to grab the reader’s attention from the get-go. Make your essay stand out by opening your essay with a zinger in the first line.
Any writer has to consider the audience for whom they are writing. Your college essay is no different. Think long and hard about how the admissions officer will approach the process of reading your personal statement. And then prepare to give that person a whiz-bang piece of prose.