Your GPA, test scores, family income, race, activities, and random adult coloring book you did while bored in class do not matter!The only thing that matters is telling us something compelling about yourself.
Beth and Mary Sue shared their “go-to” methods for helping students pick a topic and choose their writing angle.
They also shared valuable insights for students who are feeling really stuck—make sure to listen to the full segment to hear all of their tips and tricks.
Covering information about scholarship renewal, the new Common Application essay prompts, and how to begin the essay writing process, this episode is packed full of great information! Cheryl is a 27-year college finance veteran, including work at both Azusa Pacific and Chapman University in California.
In this segment, Cheryl walked listeners through the questions they need to ask , at the time of the award offer, in order to make great decisions.
) prompts, but only if they’re prepared to scrutinize the questions and attack them in the way they were meant to be written.
Tune in to hear Beth and Lauren share their expectations for how students might address the old, updated, and new prompts—and to decide which prompt might be best for you!
Abigail received her bachelor’s in sociology from Colby College.
Prior to joining College Coach, Abigail worked as a senior admissions officer at Reed College and Emma Willard School.
And tune in to our next episode for a detailed breakdown of the State University of New York system and to hear our experts take on listener questions.
Abigail Anderson is a member of College Coach’s team of college admissions experts.