Colloquial Writing in College Admissions Essays

The best college admissions essays are written in a colloquial style. Maybe a student dares to start a sentence with ‘and’ or ‘but.’ Maybe a student dares to write a fragment. Maybe a student writes a one-word sentence for extra emphasis. We’re all about that kind of writing — as … 

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Importance of Writing in College Admissions

In many years of working in the private college counseling industry, one key takeaway of ours is a rather simple one. The vast majority of college applicants can’t write well. This is true of the ‘C’ students and the ‘A’ students. This is true of the students with perfect and … 

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