2. Reveal yourself through a story. Don’t simply list the qualities that are already in your application. Selecting the right story may take time, but it is the cornerstone of a great college essay.
Voila! And just like that you will have a polished college essay that will set you apart from the rest.
Susan Occhicone has been a dedicated educator for 33 years, focusing on reading skills, literacy and helping students find their writing voices. She has taught every grade from 5th through college, but she prefers the high school level and has found a home at Pope John for the last 13 years. Both of her children are Pope John graduates.