How to: Essay Edition

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As you begin writing your application
essays, keep in mind the following tips!

Show, don’t tell

Remember, you are trying to get the human who is reading your essay, to know you better. Make sure you are using descriptive language!



Write what you know

Pick a time in your life or an event that you can write clearly about. The essay writing process is easiest when you are confident in your story.



When in doubt, just brain dump

Starting an essay can be extremely difficult, that is why sometimes you just have to brain dump. Just start writing! Your coach is able to guide you through the best topic.

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