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Wow and Admissions Reps Share insight on College Essay

By Kim Lifton
President
Wow Writing Workshop

College essays really are a big deal!

That’s why I’m First, an online community providing first generation student
s support on the road to and through college, asked Wow to be their exclusive college essay writing partner.  I’m First invited us to discuss our secrets for mastering the college essay in a recent Google Hangout with admissions officers from top liberal arts colleges.

Here’s a link to the Google Hangout. Whether you’re first gen or not, you’ll find some great information during the session from the people who read your apps; you’ll also get insight and tips from Wow about how to find your own compelling story and turn it into an effective essay. Check out the Hangout session, and remember that while the first big deadline for college application season just passed, you still have plenty of time to finish your apps.

Wow Featured in Metro Parent Magazine

In the competitive world of college admissions, other businesses have sprouted up – includingKim Lifton's Wow Writing Workshop, based in Royal Oak. After decades of reviewing her friends' kids' college applications around the dining room table, Lifton launched Wow in 2009.

"Our company teaches students how to prepare to write their college essay and the essay portion of the ACT," explains Lifton, who launched the business together with Susan Knoppow. "The essay portion of the application gives admissions representatives the opportunity to see who the student really is."

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