Application Essays

The application essay is a student’s best chance to show college admissions officers how they are different from other applicants with similar GPAs, test scores, and extra curricular activities.  It is an opportunity to show schools something that cannot be found on a student’s college application.  This is one of the most under utilized and misunderstood pieces of the college admissions process.


Answering UC Prompts 1 & 2

Answering UC Prompts 1 & 2

Update October 2016: The UC essay questions have changed! Please read this post for more information about the new personal insight questions. Every year, many of my students have some difficulty with the UC essay prompts.  I decided to make a video to talk about some...