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Parents, don’t write that college essay

Dave_BerryDave_Berry CC Admissions Expert Posts: 2,351 Senior Member
"When Sue O’Connell’s daughter asked her to take a peek at the college admissions essay she’d written, the Chicago-area mom had no problem telling her to go back to the drawing board and start the whole process over. O’Connell wasn’t being cruel, nor was she the average mom biting her nails through the admissions process.

The former lawyer is a college admissions coach, someone other parents hire to walk their teens through the sometimes confounding process of getting into the school of their dreams." ...


Replies to: Parents, don’t write that college essay

  • observer12observer12 Registered User Posts: 48 Junior Member
    The headline should really be "Parents, don't write that college essay because there are now lots of professionals you can hire to 'help' your child instead."
  • ZinheadZinhead Registered User Posts: 2,610 Senior Member
    It is amazing that elite college put so much emphasis on the essay when it is the easiest part of the application to game.
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