Applying for College: Writing Essays

Getting Started

You should go into your essay-writing process with a clear mind and effective strategy. We've compiled our best advice to get you started writing. Read more >>

The Low-Income Lens

Students from low-income backgrounds often have a unique story to tell. Learn how your background can help admissions officers view your successes through a different lens. Read more >>

Detailed FAQs

Mechanics, structure, and content are vital parts of a successful essay. Our FAQs cover each category in great detail to give your essay a head start. Read more >>