College Essay Fail #1 – Obsessing about your college essay topic

Mason SchecterBlog, College Essay, News

“What should I write about in my college essay?” I cannot count the number of times I’ve heard this question. My students torture themselves, wracking their brains, hoping to discover THE perfect essay topic. Should I write about something impressive, like my summer research project? Or something inspiring, like winning at basketball? Or maybe something introspective, like the mistakes I … Read More