Video: Launching the Uncommon College-App Essay

Hillside founder Allan Reeder delivers this energetic talk to help applicants and their support teams see the college-application essay less as a challenge and more as an opportunity — even an enjoyable one!

With a case-study approach, Allan demonstrates what makes an essay resonate in an admissions officer’s mind and offers practical preliminary steps toward achieving an authentic, memorable essay.

To view it, and to access an exercise to launch your writing, please complete the form below.

By providing your information to access this instruction, you acknowledge that Hillside Writing may communicate with you regarding events and services.