In all cases at least one admissions officer will look at your essay.

Many students trip over common obstacles in their college application essays. For example, many students can’t see beyond the superficial prompt to construct an essay that positively communicates their personality and passion. Some students rehash their activities and achievements without adding the personal flavor, perspective and substance that admissions officers look for. Learn how to avoid these and other damaging traps.

5 Things Admissions Officers Look for in the Application Essay
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You may know a long list of highly qualified individuals who can read and review your child’s application essays. However, my sessions go far beyond traditional editing. I help your child to tailor his or her unique experiences and style to fit the essay requirements I know admissions officers look for. In addition, I can also help guide your child through the entire process so he or she stays on task and does not feel too overwhelmed.

What do college admission officers look for in the "Why" essay

Ingenuity, that's the word every admission officer looks for in an essay.
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There are many requirements to apply to college, such as your SAT score or TOEFL score. There is one element to the application process that can be the most difficult for students: the essay. Your essay, or personal statement, is a key deciding factor in your application. to determining your acceptance. Many students wonder though, what do admissions officers look for in my essay? Here are some elements that admissions officers look for in your essay.