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Essay Tips From an Essay Reader

I’ve read a lot of essays in my life. I’ve probably read tens of thousands of essays. In what feels...

What to Put In Your 500 Word College Application Essay

A guest post by Ed Weathers These days, most colleges require that your application essay be no more than 500 words....

Tackling the College Essay

Tackling the College Essay

For those students who are at the top of the high school foodchain (juniors and seniors), summer is a great time to spend some time working on the college essay. According to Ethan Sawyer, The College Essay Guy, “It’s never too soon to start working on your college essay.”

Scholarship Mom Tip #163: Three Proofreading Tips for Scholarship Essays

Scholarship Mom Tip #163: Three Proofreading Tips for Scholarship Essays

Avoid common mistakes in your scholarship essay and application with these 3 proofreading tips.

Don't miss this college essay grammar tip, if you want everything to be all right. Hint: "alright" is NOT all right!

College Essay Grammar Tip

Writing your college admissions essay? Filling out scholarship applications with essay requirements? Watch out for grammar gotchas -- things you may feel are fine that are not considered correct for formal use.

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