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Tips for Students: The Dos and Don'ts of College App Essays

Posted by Emily Guthrie on Jun 24, 2015 1:38:54 AM

Tis the season for proofreading college application essays! As a junior English teacher, I receive dozens of essays and revisions each summer and fall, not as a part of my class, but as a trusted proofreader.  I try to stress to students the importance of writing in their voice (and not mine), and I also tend to give the same advice over and over.  Today, I want to share the pieces of advice I give to students in hopes that they can help your students too.  What advice would you add?  We would love to hear from you in the comment section below!

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Topics: applications, college, essays, student tips

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