College Essays

5 09, 2021

13 Reasons Why It’s OK to Write About Trauma in your College Applications — And How to Do So (a joint post by AdmissionsMom and McNeilAdmissions)

By |2022-06-14T18:02:19+00:00September 5th, 2021|College Essays, Mental Health, Supplemental Essays|5 Comments

Hi everyone. This post is written by me, AdmissionsMom and McNeilAdmissions, TOGETHER. It’s a subject we both care about. We (your dynamic college-consultant duo) took up pens together to write what we believe is the first collaborative advice post in the ...

10 10, 2019

Only You Can Do You: Writing Your Most Authentic Personal Essay

By |2022-01-20T02:02:04+00:00October 10th, 2019|College Admissions, College Admissions Resources, College Essays, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Last October, JM Farkas, a college essay consultant, wrote a piece for the New York Times titled, “How I Know You Wrote Your Kid’s College Essay.” Farkas broke down exactly how well-meaning parents sometimes sabotage their children’s college success by taking ...