Topic: Essays

101: How To Write A College Essay. Today.

101: How To Write A College Essay. Today.

For most college seniors, this week is highly stressful. College applications are due January 1. Unless you are an impressively timely and organized person, that deadline is quickly closing in on you.

If you don’t have all your application details in order, it’s basically time to freak out. To make matters worse, this year, the common application is full of bugs. If you can sort out the issues with your online word counts, the first thing you want to do is this: find out where your local 24-hour Post Office is. (You may need it.) Now take a deep breath. It’s time to tackle those college essays. First things first: More »