Citing Books in College Essays

Citing books in college essays can be beneficial. But it all depends on how you do it (show, don’t tell) and citing books that are required reading can sometimes backfire. Jay Gatsby, Holden Caulfield, and Atticus Finch are all noteworthy characters in American fiction. “The Great Gatsby,” “The Catcher in … 

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Books for College Essays

Demonstrating a love for reading is important in the college admissions process. After all, if you don’t like to read, you don’t really have a thirst for learning. And a thirst for learning, to expand your knowledgeable, is so important in college admissions…and in life! If you happen to write … 

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