Entrance Essay Topics Critical Thinking Habits
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Writing the college application essay is a tough gig.
Readers can tell when a writer isn’t really connected to whatever he is writing about.
And the reverse is true as well: deep emotion shows through your writing.
Take a narrow slice of your life: one event, one influential person, one meaningful experience – and then you expand out from that slice into a broader explanation of yourself. In this case, your reader is an admission officer who is slogging through hundreds of college essays.
You don’t want to bore that person, and you don’t want to offend that person.