ECourse: College Essay Essentials: Telling Your Best Story for Successful Admissions Outcomes 



Through her 25 years of experience in working with over 1300 students, Ms. Spraetz shares essential steps for creating successful college essays and personal statements. She covers the purpose of the essay, what colleges want to see/don’t want to see, brainstorming ideas that a reader will want to read, the outline for developing the best story, and she includes example essays and supplemental short answer responses from actual students. She gives additional useful tips for students and parents regarding the overall application process.