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Using the Secrets of Screenwriting to Write Your Personal Statement

Using the Secrets of Screenwriting to Write Your Personal Statement

This unique, six-part course by Ethan Sawyer (“The College Essay Guy”) shows you how to use the techniques of screenwriting to write a great personal statement. Ethan has been helping students tell their stories for more than ten years. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, He received an MFA from UC Irvine, and has received two counseling certifications, one from UC Irvine and one from the Interchange Counseling Institute. He’s a proud, active member of the Western Association of College Admissions Counselors (WACAC) and the National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC).

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15 Ways to Cut College Costs

15 Ways to Cut College Costs

The average cost of college is now between $80,000 and $120,000, after financial aid. That means millions of students are graduating with tens of thousands in student loan debt!

This free course can help you find many ways to cut the cost of college. Learn how to “stack the savings” and keep more dollars in your pocket.

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Breaking it Down and Getting it Done: The College Essay, Part 1

Breaking it Down and Getting it Done: The College Essay, Part 1

This course is part one of a two-part course that will help you write a polished, authentic college essay. Jane Hirschhorn brings 20 years of expertise to bear in helping you create a well-crafted essay step-by-step. She holds a degrees from Tufts University and Emory University. Her students have gone on to Ivy League universities, Liberal Arts Colleges, and state universities.This first part takes you through finding your topics and creating a rough draft for each topic.

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Breaking it Down and Getting it Done: The College Essay, Part 2

Breaking it Down and Getting it Done: The College Essay, Part 2

This course is part two of a two-part course that will help you write a polished, authentic college essay. Jane Hirschhorn brings 20 years of expertise to bear in helping you create a well-crafted essay step-by-step. She holds a degrees from Tufts University and Emory University. Her students have gone on to Ivy League universities, Liberal Arts Colleges, and state universities. This second part takes you through all the techniques you can use in revising your first rough draft to polish your essay, and make it stand out from all the others.

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<a href="https://www.lifelaunchr.com/author/mandrews/" target="_self">Matthew Andrews</a>

Matthew Andrews

Dr. Andrews is an educational leader, conducts research in human development, teaches S.T.E.M. projects, administers international programs, and counsels maverick students.

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How a College Admissions Coach Can Help You Achieve Better Results

How a College Admissions Coach Can Help You Achieve Better Results

An experienced college admissions coach can be critical to help students and families navigate the process, set priorities, and achieve better outcomes.

Showcase Your Extracurricular Activities

Showcase Your Extracurricular Activities

Explaining a student’s extracurricular activities is an integral part of the holistic admissions process at U.S. universities. Here's what you need to know.

Five Tips to Ace a College Admissions Interview

Five Tips to Ace a College Admissions Interview

Some colleges require or offer the opportunity for students to have an interview as part of their college admissions process. Here's how to ace an interview.

How to Create a College List

How to Create a College List

Building a college list is one of the most critical parts of the college application process, ensuring that college doesn't turn into a $200,000 mistake.

How to Ask For a Letter of Recommendation for College Admissions

How to Ask For a Letter of Recommendation for College Admissions

A good letter of recommendation, especially in the shadow of COVID-19. can be a real difference-maker in college applications. Here's what you need to know about asking for a letter of recommendation.

Stay On Track for College Admissions Through the Coronavirus Pandemic

Stay On Track for College Admissions Through the Coronavirus Pandemic

Get up-to-date information and resources to stay on track for college admissions amidst the changes caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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