This process represents the last step in your child’s journey to his or her dream schools, but more importantly, to be in the best position to achieve his or her educational and career goals. From a purely functional standpoint, college essays carry a lot of weight in the admissions process.
When admissions committee members read sentences like that, they will inevitably be transported to the time and place the writer is describing, and understand the emotions and thoughts the writer was experiencing.
In other words, through college essays, your child can tell his or her story beyond grades, standardized test scores, and extracurricular activities. What qualities set him or her apart from other applicants?
During college admissions season, there is nothing your child will be able to affect more than what goes into his or her college essays to wow admissions committees.
That’s a tall order, but the good news is that your child doesn’t have to go through the college essay writing process alone.
Better yet, I’ve distilled my knowledge from helping hundreds of students write standout college application essays and get into America’s top colleges, and I’m sharing some of my most key insights here.