Pro Advice and Sample Essays
• This essay on Costco got Stacey Brook into 5 Ivies and Stanford.
• Janine Robinson has a whole blog devoted to helping you perfect your college essay called fittingly enough—Essay Hell.
•This article from an assistant director at MIT admissions has tips for writing well from masters of the art such as Orwell and Vonnegut.
•Craft your best college essay with tips and video advice from the College Board here.
•Daily Beast's tips on writing a winning essay with sample essays from students accepted at Harvard, Yale, Reed, UC Berkeley, RIce, Cornell and Brown.