What does it look like when things go right? Get exclusive access to successful college essays from recent years.
Are you asking yourself:
- What should I look for in college essay examples?
- Can I read real college essay examples without clouding my creative, original thoughts?
- What makes some college essays more successful than others?
- How do I get back on track after (gulp) reading too many college essay samples?
We here at College Essay Academy understand the impulse to fill up on college essay examples like you’ve just gained entrance to a free buffet. (Let’s try it all!) We also believe reading through too many “successful” college essay examples can be detrimental, clouding your brain with other people’s (maybe wonderful, maybe terrible) ideas. As a result, we approach the college essay example game with balance, sharing essays written by real students while highlighting some of the most important lessons new applicants can take from these pieces of writing (show don’t tell, be specific, make yourself memorable, and more!).
In Lesson 9, we will walk you through some of the most effective writing from our students over the years and explain why these applicants were successful, and what made their essays personal, powerful and memorable. These essays will showcase effective strategies and tools that can be implemented in your own college essays, and are complemented by college essay expert tips and tricks for incorporating these approaches into your own work without letting them inhibit your own creative process. So use these examples as a guide and launch point, not a limitation, (We know you can do it!) and see how other students used the college admissions essay to gain entrance into the schools of their dreams.
This lesson will teach you:
- What you should really be looking for in a college essay example.
- How to apply valuable tactics found in essay examples to your own application essay.
- Why too many college essay examples can work against you and how to avoid sample overload.
And so much more!
Includes this extra awesome resource: Our “Expert Essay Markup” guide will walk you through successful essay examples, highlighting all of the places these college applicants got it right!Get Started