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July 18, 2018

How to Overcome Writer’s Block

  Most Regular Decision deadlines are less than a month away, but you still haven’t figured out a topic for your Common App essay? Perhaps you’ve settled on a topic, but you can’t bring yourself to sit in front of the computer. Or maybe you haven’t begun those annoying...

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February 26, 2018

How to Choose a Topic for Your Common App Essay

One of the most intimidating aspects of the college application process is writing the essay.¬†Many students make the mistake of writing what they think admissions officers want to read; likewise, students sometimes become preoccupied with finding the “perfect” essay topic. As a result, their essays often end up being...