Drivel in College Essays

There is an article on “The Huffington Post” entitled “7 Cliché Application Essays You Should Avoid” written by Gianna Sen-Gupta that is spot on. Are there other cliché essay topics to avoid? Absolutely. But Ms. Sen-Gupta has certainly pointed out seven topics that college applicants should 100% avoid at all cost. … 

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Trite and Boring College Essays

Trite and boring college essays are the exact opposite of the types of essays our students submit to highly selective colleges. Often times when discussing college essays with students, these students recognize what we mean by a trite essay. They understand that a kid falling behind in a race but … 

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