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Tips for College Essay Writers

Tips for College Essay Writers

Jane Hirschhorn offers practical tips for moving through the college essay writing process with ease and confidence.

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Five Reasons to Work With a College Admissions Coach

Five Reasons to Work With a College Admissions Coach

A great college admissions coach can help reduce the stresses of applying to college and make the process much easier to navigate.

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Just How Important is a College Admissions Essay?

Just How Important is a College Admissions Essay?

For virtually every selective school, there are more students who meet the academic criteria than they can admit. A great college essay can help set you apart from all the others who might get in. Here's how you can write a college essay that's authentic, personal, and well-crafted.

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Tips for College Essay Writers

Tips for College Essay Writers

Jane Hirschhorn offers practical tips for moving through the college essay writing process with ease and confidence.

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