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The 13 Most Haunting College Admissions Errors
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The 13 Most Haunting College Admissions Errors

Road2College Road2College- August 1, 2019 0

Seniors who plan on applying to college early decision/early action should keep in mind that EARLY is the operative word here, and not wait until ... Read More

10 Tips for Staying Sane While Writing College Application Essays
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10 Tips for Staying Sane While Writing College Application Essays

Elizabeth Benedict Elizabeth Benedict- July 20, 2019 0

Writing College Admission Essays Writing college application essays is so different from the type of writing students are used to doing for high school classes. ... Read More

43 Phrases You Should Avoid In a College Admission Essay
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43 Phrases You Should Avoid In a College Admission Essay

Caroline Koppelman Caroline Koppelman- July 10, 2019 0

When most students are writing their college admission essay, they aren’t thinking about the Essay Readers at colleges whose entire job is to sort students’ ... Read More

Common College Essay Mistakes To Avoid Before Hitting Submit
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Common College Essay Mistakes To Avoid Before Hitting Submit

Road2College Road2College- July 9, 2019 0

The January 1 college essay deadline may not be around the corner, but time flies..and the sooner your student begins to work on his/her essay, ... Read More

What’s The Single Best Piece Of Essay Writing Advice?
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What’s The Single Best Piece Of Essay Writing Advice?

Road2College Road2College- June 19, 2019 0

Regardless of whether it's crunch time for your high school senior who may have been "a little lax" about applying to college, or whether your ... Read More

College Essay Examples That Worked And Why
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College Essay Examples That Worked And Why

Road2College Road2College- June 11, 2019 0

When writing college admission essays some people debate whether it's helpful or not to read other students' essays for inspiration. We think it's worthwhile to ... Read More

Don’t Second Guess Your Student’s College Essay Ideas
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Don’t Second Guess Your Student’s College Essay Ideas

Road2College Road2College- October 6, 2018 0

This is a sincere message to parents (and other adults who help students apply to college), from a writing professional who deals with high school ... Read More

Tips For Writing A Great Common App Essay
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Tips For Writing A Great Common App Essay

Road2College Road2College- July 1, 2018 0

  Writing a Common App essay can make any student feel anxious and making it "great" creates even more pressure.   This is especially true ... Read More

Use the Secrets of Screenwriting to  Write Your College Essay
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Use the Secrets of Screenwriting to Write Your College Essay

Road2College Road2College- July 31, 2016 0

  The perfect time for students to start writing college essays is NOW! It may sound like a broken record, but encouraging students to start ... Read More

10 Essay Topics That Don’t Work
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10 Essay Topics That Don’t Work

Road2College Road2College- October 19, 2015 0

    A college essay can fail for a number of reasons. The writing can be atrocious, the theme can be predictable, the execution of ... Read More