Tag: College Admissions

Writing the College Essay, Oh, My! College Life

Hello everyone: A writer’s-blocked student asked me to post a blog on how to write a college essay in today’s blog, so here are some steps that you should find helpful. First, read the assignment. What does the assignment require you to write about? If there is anything you don’t understand, ask your instructor for clarification IMMEDIATELY! Do not wait until the last minute because...

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Preparing a college essay Books / College Life / Writing & Grammar

Hello everyone: This blog post comes after a busy day of grading papers at the three colleges where I teach. Here are some tips I wish my students knew about writing an essay for college: Before you submit a paper, read it out loud. You will find mistakes you had no idea were there! Do not write a run-on sentence. If, as you read the...

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