The Book Lovers’ Holiday Gift Guide

by • November 25, 2014
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There’s nothing better than spending quality time with a great new book during the holidays. Of course, books also make for very affordable and thoughtful gifts. And we don’t know about you, but here at Grammarly, we’re starting to feel very warm and fuzzy. So, we’ve prepared… MORE →

5 Things Admissions Officers Look For in an Application Essay

by • November 17, 2014

By David at EssaysCoach.com Within your college application, your personal statement is your one opportunity for the admissions officer to “meet you”, to visualize the person behind the numbers. While no essay can save an unqualified application, an outstanding essay can push an otherwise mediocre application into the “yes” pile. However, writing a good application essay is hard. Many students write essays that are too cliché or too shallow; others write essays that are impersonal and uninformative; some are even unfortunate enough to write essays that cause their own rejection. This… MORE →