Writing your college application essay might be one of the most stressful experiences of your life.
But, hey, you've got all the tools you need at your disposal to help the admissions committee fall in love with your application: your noggin, your interesting life experiences, the amazing writing skills you've acquired in high school, and—you guessed it—Shmoop.
You'll choose an application prompt, and then we'll guide you step-by-step through the process, including everything from an outlining tool to tips on writing compelling anecdotes. When you're done, you'll have a stand-out, submission-worthy college application essay.
And when you get into your dream school, we'll expect a thank-you note. It's only polite.
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