Finding good advice on writing the personal essay

Jackie SizemoreAdvice

It is truly overwhelming how much information there is out there on the college application process. From student-driven sites to official college websites, how can you know which information to trust? I have read many articles online with advice on writing the college essay only to get to the bottom and read that the author of the article has no … Read More

2014-2015 Common Application Essay Prompts

Jackie SizemoreNews

It’s almost that time again, and it looks like the Common Application is having good results with the newer prompts introduced last year. Here are some initial details about the Common Application personal essay for 2014-2015. 650 word limit Choice of 5 Prompts: Some students have a background or story that is so central to their identity that they believe … Read More