College Essay Tips

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College Essay Tips

Maria Herrera, Features Editor

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5 helpful college essay tips!

  1. Pick a topic that you are passionate about and be aware of the word count limit which is 650 words
  2. When asking an english teacher to proofread allow them to have a few days . Keep in mind they may be busy too!
  3. Be mindful of your deadlines
  4. Reread your essay several times until you feel confident that it meets all requirements
  5. When submitting your essay through the common application be sure to do so a few days before your deadline and double check that everything is all set!

                                          Good luck to everyone!

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Maria Herrera, A&E Features Editor

I am a senior at Ponaganset and I am a member of the 2019 class council. I have been a member of the PHS chorus for three years and the lacrosse team for...

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