The 5 Biggest Admissions Essay Mistakes Students Make.

By |2022-10-06T20:36:18-04:00August 3rd, 2016|

Ah, the college admissions essay. While some might not give it much weight, according to the National Association for College Admissions Counseling, it’s actually the third most important factor in the admissions process (right behind a student’s transcript and SAT/ACT scores) But writing an essay that stands out from the crowd can be a challenge. Admissions counselors can see over a hundred essays in a single day, and with so much to do and so little time, the reality is this: great essays are read, good essays are mostly-read, weak essays are skimmed, and bad essays are not read at all. Unfortunately, many students unknowingly write