The College Application Essay
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College Application Essay
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 Tips from Admissions Office on College Application Essays

Wow asked experts what they look for in a college application essay. Watch Marie Bigham, National Association for College Admission Counseling board member, provide some tips. Click here to view other admissions officers’ tips.