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How to Use ChatGPT for a College Application Essay
ChatGPT Can't Write Your Essay for You; But Here are 5 Ways It Can Help You Write Your Own I wrote a previous post about how the new AI bot called ChatGPT would not be able to write your college application essay for you. At least not yet, and possibly never. But I...
Can ChatGPT Write Your College Application Essay?
Sorry, Artificial Intelligence Won't Save You From the Dreaded College App Essay. Yet. When I first heard about ChatGPT, and how this new artificial intelligence bot could write college essays for students, I thought, "Ugh oh, looks like my no one is going to need my...
My 2022 Essay Primer to Get You Started
Are you stuck in Essay Hell yet? The season is upon us. Woot woot! Finding a great topic can be challenging. And then turning that into a written piece that sets you apart from other college applicants, and reveals your unique personality and character, even harder....
Exciting Pre-College Conference this Summer in San Diego!
I'm excited to work with students this summer who get to attend the My Pathway to College pre-college experience in sunny San Diego. During the weeklong conference, which will be held on the gorgeous campus at the University of San Diego (the private liberal arts...
Beware Covid and the College Application Essay
A Great Essay Topic? Anything But the Coronavirus! When counseling students on finding great topics for their college application essays, I often direct them to explore problems they have faced in their lives. Problems provide the perfect springboard for writing a...
FREE College Application Essay Webinars!
FREE Summer Essay Writing Webinars! First one: Wednesday, July 8! I know this is a hard time for many students and families. To do my small part to try to ease the financial strain due to the current pandemic, I will be offering FREE webinars this summer to help...
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It's Not Too Late to Capture Your Unique COVID-19 Experience in a Journal I know most of your are busy with online schooling. If you find extra time on your hands, and want a great way to practice narrative writing to prepare for your college application essays, start...
The Main Point of Your College App Essay
Know the Main Point You Want to Make About Yourself In Your Essay! Or else... I don't know why I haven't written about this before. It's soooooo important to writing a college application essay that will give you that edge in landing your dream school...
Looking for College Application Essays to Publish!
***Looking for help starting your essays? Check out my affordable Jumpstart Webinars! Adding more for July. Only $30. FREE if you can't afford them. Have a College Admissions Essay You Love? Send It In! It been a little over five years since I published my...