TMI in College Application Essays?

 

For more than five years now, I’ve encouraged students to write their college application essays using a narrative style.

Sharing true-life stories to reveal your personality, character, interests, dreams and goals is the best way to tell about yourself in a personal essay.

Until recently, many “college experts” directed students to write more formal, academic essays.

But now many ¬†also are championing slice-of-life essays—which is great! (more…)