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See the Essay That Helped This Student Get into Northeastern

See the Essay That Helped This Student Get into Northeastern

As part of College Confidential's essay series, we're sharing personal essays from students who were admitted to college during a…

Tackling the College Essay “Of Your Choice”

Tackling the College Essay “Of Your Choice”

College-bound high school seniors, have you decided which application(s) you'll be using? There are a number from which to choose…

See the Essay That Helped This Student Get into NYU

See the Essay That Helped This Student Get into NYU

As part of College Confidential's essay series, we're sharing personal essays from students who were admitted to college during a…
Should You Write College Essays About COVID-19?

Should You Write College Essays About COVID-19?

COVID-19 had a significant impact on many students, and you may be inclined to write about your experiences. This may be a good p…

3 Ways STEM Students Can Stand out on College Applications

3 Ways STEM Students Can Stand out on College Applications

If you're applying to college as a STEM major, you might have concerns about how to differentiate yourself from your fellow appli…

The 5 Traits Colleges Look for in Applicants

The 5 Traits Colleges Look for in Applicants

We already distilled the purpose of college essays into a single phrase: To prove you'll be successful in college and beyond.

Now …

The True Purpose of College Essays

The True Purpose of College Essays

"What is the purpose of college essays?" Students who don't know the answer will struggle to write compelling essays. After all, …

See the Essay That Helped This Student Get Into Tufts

See the Essay That Helped This Student Get Into Tufts

As part of College Confidential's essay series, we're sharing personal essays from students who were admitted to college during a…

Infographic: Struggling with an Essay Topic? Ask Yourself These Questions

Infographic: Struggling with an Essay Topic? Ask Yourself These Questions

Writing a personal essay for your college applications can create a tremendous amount of stress. If you're having trouble coming …

See the Essay That Helped This Student Get into University of Michigan

See the Essay That Helped This Student Get into University of Michigan

As part of College Confidential's essay series, we're sharing personal essays from students who were admitted during a prior coll…

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