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How Do I Write a College Admissions Essay

Writing a college admission essay is your way to show college admissions officers that you can write well, but more important than that, your essay is your chance to share something about yourself that isn’t identifiable through your transcripts, activities, or other test scores.

A common tool to help you write your college essay is SPARC. This acronym stands for:S – Seized Opportunity, P – Pursued Goals Despite Obstacles, A- Asked Questions of the World, R – Took a Smart Risk and C- Created with Limited Resources. Using one of the SPARC prompts will surely help you write a personal statement essay that will show the college admissions team why you are a great choice to admit to their college.   

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