How to Get Your Senior Past Staring at a Blank Screen and Onto Writing Their College Application Essays

Do you have a senior who did not get started on their college admissions essays this summer like you had hoped (despite your best attempts at "encouraging" them)?

What to do?

Just like the application process itself - help them break the essay-writing process down into clear and manageable "chunks." Staring at a blank screen and trying to produce what feels like one of the most important essays they have ever had to write can be paralyzing.

Break down this task for them to help them understand their audience and what they are trying to accomplish. Click here for helpful tips to make application essay writing manageable.