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 →

Essay Writing Mistakes: The 3 Ss and How to Correct Them

by • October 27, 2014

Guest Post by Lorenz, LoroCreative “To write is human, to edit is divine.” — Stephen King You’ve probably already read and heard the tips on how to write an essay, from developing a thesis statement to crafting an unforgettable conclusion. But you may still dread showing your work to others because you are not sure if you’ve missed some errors or failed to follow a rule. Maybe you don’t have a teacher, an editor, or a friend beside you all the time to identify the parts of your writing that you… MORE →