Common App Essay

Mattie Edits: My Own Common App Essay From 2009!

I’m a content marketer by trade. My old life involved me creating original written content for different websites. The goal of that content was not to sell a product inherently. Instead, it was to attract readers to the site and provide them value. The concept is that by offering credible content for free upfront, the consumer will come to trust, appreciate, and remember that brand when they want to make… Read More »Mattie Edits: My Own Common App Essay From 2009!

Hey! You Don’t Have to Start With Your Common App Essay

What I see a lot right now from you overachievers working on July 2nd is that it’s all about the Common App draft. It seems like your process is to write draft after draft after draft, tearing up ideas and starting over just as soon as you think you like some other idea better. Ya, don’t do that. I’m not gonna lie. The Common App essay is likely the single… Read More »Hey! You Don’t Have to Start With Your Common App Essay