The essay is an important part of the college admission application. It provides students with the opportunity to connect on a more personal level with the admissions office while showcasing their creative writing skills. Check out my conversation with Clairissa Talley from Baylor University as she shares tips for writing a great college essay.

Clairissa discussed how students can use the essay to:

  • Stand out in the admissions process
  • Share what’s important to them and have their voice heard
  • Demonstrate who they are beyond the transcript, test scores and resume.

You don’t want to miss this one!

You may also like:

2021

When making the college list, look beyond the big number

When making the college list, look beyond the big number

The old saying “everything is negotiable” isn’t always true, but don’t assume the publicly advertised price tag for a college education is the amount students will pay. In fact, while the sticker price provides the base price for tuition and fees, it is important to...

Comparing Financial Aid Award Letters

Comparing Financial Aid Award Letters

As you weigh your college decision options, we know many of you are comparing multiple financial aid award letters.  Unfortunately, this process can sometimes feel overwhelming.  Many colleges and universities have their unique award letter structure and communicate...