Here’s a sample of a safe, boring, predictable college essay: “Throughout my high school years, there have been many factors which have influenced my interests and personality. Being a well-rounded student, I have had many experiences working with people. I have learned a great deal Continue Reading...
"The biggest strengths to us: helping us to stay "on task" which was essential to a procrastinating mom and son; evaluating and suggesting revisions to his essays; and as a homeschooling parent, having someone who was in-tune with the ins-and-outs of the college admission process. You were friendly, but firm as to what needed to get done by what time. Also, you had advised us to get the UNC application in early, which is something he failed to do. I feel if we would have followed your advise, he may have been admitted outright instead of being wait-listed and then finally accepted."
— Parent of 2008 home school graduate