Tips for Writing Application Essays

 

1. Be concise.

2. Creativity is key.

3. Dare to be different.

4. Approach the topic from a unique angle.

5. Avoid contractions. 

6. Steer clear of cliches.

7. Make it personal.

8. Start early.

9. Revise often.

10. Edit, edit, edit. 

Still need a little extra kick to get you headed toward essay bliss?  Sneak a peak at these sample application essays.  If you would like more information, or are ready to apply to Coe, visit the website for the Office of Admission

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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