How to write a great college application essay

1. Start with a compelling introduction. The introduction is your opportunity to make a good first impression and let the reader know what the essay is about.

2. Make sure to answer the prompt. Read the prompt carefully and make sure you understand it. Then make sure to answer it in your essay.

3. Show who you are. Use your essay to show the admissions officers who you are as a person, not just as a student.

4. Be specific. Avoid generalizations and focus on specific examples and stories to illustrate your points.

5. Show your personality. Don’t be afraid to be creative and show your personality in your essay.

6. Proofread and edit. Make sure to proofread and edit your essay for any mistakes or typos.