The college application essay is many high school students’ first real effort at writing not about an academic subject, but about themselves.  Taking a close look at and discussing oneself analytically can be a challenging task for even the most adept high school writers, but fear not, college applicants (and their worried parents)!
Follow the essay-writing advice provided by college admissions expert, Kyra Tyler, in this installment of College Coach’s Insider Tips, and you’ll be well on your way to showcasing your very best self on your college essay.

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Written by Kyra Tyler
Kyra Tyler is a member of College Coach’s team of college admissions experts. Kyra is a graduate of Harvard University and Northwestern University. Prior to joining College Coach, Kyra worked as a senior admissions officer at Brandeis University.