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The Tone of Your College Essays

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Attention soon-to-be high school seniors: Have you seen the 2018-2019 Common Application essay prompts yet? If not, you can find them here, and you can find my tips on how to create a strong introduction for your essays here.

This year's seven prompts offer a wide variety of approaches for you to display your writing skills. Each one has potential -- either obvious or hidden -- for you to make a meaningful impression on your admission readers.

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