Application season is here. 

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There’s no debate over the significance of the college application essay: It is one of the most important pieces of writing in a student’s academic career. Yet the composition process is also a deeply personal one, as it prompts students to reflect on passions, beliefs, and experiences, and thereby to discover and mold their identities through writing. 

Planning ahead not only allows your senior to express him or herself most clearly, passionately, and thoughtfully, but also alleviates stress and anxiety during application season. 

Annie Karabell draws on her years of experience with high school and college students to provide structured writing lessons and individualized guidance throughout the essay composition process.