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Do’s & Don’ts: Choosing an Essay Topic

Essay writing season is underway at Educational Advocates. We are meeting with students to brainstorm topics and guide them as they begin to free write. While almost any topic written effectively can work, some topics are better than others and a few should be avoided. Here are tips to keep in mind as you begin your essay.

  1. Confusing a Gimmick with Originality. Each year students tell us they want a clever angle for their college essay. They mention the cousin who wrote about his
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