Over the course of the past 16 years, College Coach expert, Elyse Krantz, has read thousands of college applications and the personal statements that accompany them. Some essays have remained fresh in her mind – often because the topics were inspiring, powerful, humorous, or beautifully written – but other essays stand out for all of the wrong reasons. In the latest College Coach Insider blog post, Elyse shares four of her most noteworthy observations about college application essays, including blunders students should avoid at all costs. Check it out at blog.getintocollege.com.

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