Valuable insights from Lynn O’Shaughnessy
a nationally recognized college expert.
November 20, 2008
The Dreaded College Essay
It was my morning to drive the carpool and since there was one high school senior slumped in the back seat of my aging Volvo station wagon, the topic of college applications arose. Shannon began stressing out loud about the essay she had to write for her application to a University of California campus. Like all other teenagers that I’ve...