7 Disastrous College Application Essay Themes And How To Fix Them
"But nothing major has ever happened to me!" It's the cry I hear most from students struggling with their essay. You don't have to suffer from some orphan disease (or be an actual orphan) to write a great essay. What do you need? An unusual spin on a common topic, organization and specific details. Then to make your story great, add a pinch of vulnerability, a handful of values, and give it a twist. If you can show how a situation changed you, you're golden. Still stuck? Then start by avoiding these common pitfalls listed below and always show instead of tell.