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Author: Nae Tanaka

Nae graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and worked at Google for 4.5 years. She has been a college essay coach for since 2010 and has helped students across the world write their best possible college admission essays. Nae owns and operates Winning Ivy Prep as a prep coach and consultant. She lives in San Francisco and works 1:1 with college-bound students in-person or over Skype. Oh, and she’s a rock-climber (sort of). Reach out to Nae directly: Nae@winningivyprep.com.

Nae Tanaka

How to Answer the 3 Types of College Essays

There are three main types of college application essay prompts. Let’s take a look at each type and strategize how you should tackle each one.

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5 Ingredients of a Winning College Essay

Guest post from Admissions Expert, Nae Tanaka! The college application essay is unlike any essay you’ve ever written. You must be introspective in your college essay. You must show maturity, growth, and write about a memorable story.

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