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The Art of the College Essay

Date: December 11, 2014

Summary: Join Gabrielle Glancy, author of The Art of the College Essay and editor of Best College Admissions Essays 2014, as well as three student college essay writers in this episode of NWP Radio. Hear some award winning college essays, interviews with their authors, and a conversation with Glancy about her work with young people in the college admissions process.


Excerpt from Show

Isaac Roth with advice for students getting ready to write their college admissions essay:

Don't hold back. Make sure you write about something that has particular meaning to you, because you want your experience, your life, and achievements to come out in this essay."

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