From our friends at WOW Writing Workshop. Originally posted on the WOW Writing Workshop blog. This time of year, every year, many moms and dads with high school juniors (and even sophomores!) start to get nervous. Seniors are either done, or at the end of the college admissions process; some have been admitted to […]
Author Archive | Kim Lifton
At its core, the college application essay is all about reflection. It’s as much a thinking task as a writing task. At Wow, we have many tools to help any college-bound student reflect to get ready for the essay. This time of year, we suggest that high school juniors (sophomores and freshmen can do […]
Many schools ask for supplemental essays in addition to the personal statement; the most common supplement, which we call “Why College X?,” is a variation on the question, “Why us?” This prompt can be one of the most challenging for students. The questions often look like these, which are taken from current and past years’ […]
Our friends at Wow Writing Workshop show you how to write an essay that will blow admissions officers away! Hint: The topic’s not as important as you think.