A Brief How-To Guide for the Short Answer Questions for Highly-Selective Colleges

Dive into eleven do's and dont's for how to ensure your short answer questions are doing their job of highlighting your genius, your experience, your talents, and your personality.

How to Write the Stanford Roommate Essay (Part 1 of 2)

Attention Stanford applicants! This is a must read for anybody writing the Stanford roommate essay: included is an example essay, a detailed breakdown, helpful tips along the way, and a section on how to revise your essay too.

Ten Helpful Tips for Writing a University of California Essay

Pick your favorite: UCSB, UCI, UCB, UCLA. Check out how this quick guide can will give you clear, helpful ideas for writing your UC essay, from avoiding description about vague qualities, to remembering to focus on the extracurricular that you spent the most time on.