You’ve Only Got One Day To Write Your Essay?
You waited until the last minute, didn’t you? No judgment here, just help from people who’ve done the exact same thing as you. Don’t give up! It’s better to pull the mother of all all-nighters than to skip your college application essay.
Admitting you have a problem is first step, right? Fortunately other people have been there before you. Stand up and say, “My name is ________, and I’m a procrastinator.” (magoosh.com)
These goes know their market, don’t you think? Maybe you’re trying to do too much. After all, how much time have you got? (teenvogue.com)
Brainstorming is worth the time it takes because a great idea gets you halfway there. At least that’s what you should tell yourself to get started! (allcollegeessays.com)
The Spartan System has saved students’ bacon for years. Why not apply it to your college admissions essay? (huffingtonpost.com)
If you’ve determined to do the job well, you still need all the elements that make you application essay work well. That includes, Patience, Persistence, and Pop-Tarts—OK, maybe not that last one. (huffingtonpost.com)
If Time magazine writes an article like this one, at least you know you’re not alone. (time.com)
You need a calm voice like this one: “Don’t freak out. You can still do it. (wnyc.org)
It’s not really true: you do have something to say. Plus, you have to say something if you’re going to get this thing written. (greatcollegeadvice.com)
The fewer the steps, the better you chances of crossing the finish line. This isn’t a last-minute post, but it’s great advice, and more important: it’s do-able. (huffingtonpost.com)
Is there a better time to take risks when you’re down to the wire? Perhaps the college professor who wrote this piece didn’t have this in mind when he wrote tip #5, but it certainly applies now. (quintcareers.com)
Honestly the most creative and fun advice you’ll see if you find yourself in this dreadful situation. (collegeessayguy.com)