- How can I write about my strengths when I’m not sure what they are?
- How can I know what colleges are looking for?
- What if I don’t like writing – especially about myself?
- How do I make sure I don’t say the wrong thing?
Faced with writing a college application essay, high school students often feel paralyzed by questions like these. As a writing coach who has worked with a range of college applicants, from college prep to Honors to AP, I can help you build confidence by identifying your strengths — especially the ones you didn’t know you had. Together we will break the writing task into doable steps. Then, as you complete each step, I’ll support you and let you know what you have to do next to construct a winning essay.