Writing Your Essay

Writing Essays

Writing the essay can be the most time-consuming and difficult part of the applicaiton process. The lenght for the essay can vary depending on the college so make sure to check the application requirements. It is important to plan for writing several drafts over days and week. It is also a good idea to have other teachers, friends, parents, etc.. read the essay and give you feedback. Lastly, make sure you edit the essay looking for grammar and spelling errors. The sites below can point you to more detailed information about writing your college essay.

Essay Resources


  • Check your application to make sure all information is accurate
  • Read your essay one final time
  • Make sure to follow up with guidance counselors and recommenders

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