This article offers tips on writing college-application essays. It discusses the need for an applicant to tell his/her side of the story. Other topics covered: types of college-application essay questions; technique called 'free writing'; revision and proofreading.
Before sitting down to write your transfer college application essay, use this one simple question as a guideline to your future: why are you applying to this particular college? This short article also explains what admissions counselors look for and lists do's and don'ts.
Another short article that makes and elaborates on several points: Open-ended questions are an opportunity, not a chore, It’s never too early to start, Do your research, Build the structure first, Remember why you’re here, Look toward the future, Don’t let language get in the way and You’re not done until someone else reads it.