Top 5 College Essay Hacks
Alice falls down the rabbit hole. Milo drives through the tollbooth. Dorothy is swept up in the tornado. Neo takes the red pill. Don’t tell us about another world you’ve imagined, heard about, or created. Rather, tell us about its portal.No, this isn’t a creative writing project — it’s an essay prompt for a college application (specifically the University of Chicago)! The college essay is a very important part of the admissions process. A well-written essay will not only make you stand out as an applicant, it also has the power to impress admissions officers enough to potentially offer a coveted spot in that year’s matriculating class. While not every college essay prompt will be as creative as the one above, they do require a different approach than you may be used to employing for academic assignments. In this week’s edition, we’ve put together a list of our top 5 College Essay Hacks for writing an Admissions-Worthy College Essay!