College & career tip of the month

June 19th, 2015 9:20 am - updated: 9:20 am.

First Posted: 6/17/2014

Summer break is a perfect time for rising seniors to work on college essays. The essay is a way for students to show the college who they are as a person. This is the main purpose of the essay. Students should give themselves plenty of time to work on the essay, be organized, always proofread and have someone else proofread it, and edit it as many times as needed.