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How to write a standout college application essay

If you followed these tips for college application essays, you’ve already planned ahead by encouraging excellent communication skills.

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WTF?! Why didn't I think of this? Oh wait...it's because I procrastinate. #imscrewed #idkwhattowrite

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5 Things You Shouldn’t Put In Your College App Essay

College application essays scare most of us. Even if you consider yourself a pretty good writer, the thought of cranking out an essay that will determine whether or not you’ll get into college can leave you in a cold sweat. But writing that college application essay doesn’t have to be scary. In fact, you can be yourself -- relaxed and sincere. Keep in mind, though, that there are some things you definitely shouldn’t include in your essay.

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Here is a great infographic from our friends at College Choice. Check out the infographic and College Choice for more helpful information. Source: CollegeChoice.net

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How to write a standout college application essay

Students need to write a college application essay using a strong thesis statement, active voice, and concrete, vivid word pictures.

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from Her Campus

How to Perfect Your College Application Essay

How to Perfect Your College Application Essay | Her Campus

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