How to Use Sample College Application Essays - Essay Edge

In a previous post, I shared a sample essay from my college application essay writing guide, . Here’s another original sample essay from the same collection.

Here are two sample college application essays from former students from last year.
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At the end of last year, I announced an . My goal was to find some quality examples of narrative writing by real students that I could include in my just-published collection of 50 sample college application essays, called .

Elite-College Application: Main Essay Sample - College Confidential

You can read 50 real-life sample college application essays in my collection, called .
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When reviewing sample college application essays, many make the mistake of looking only at the essay itself. Don’t forget to look at the prompt, though. A great essay is much more helpful if you can see what the applicant was asked for when they set out to write it. That way, you can see how they tackled the challenge.