Read over the list of possible topics, and select which essay prompt (topic) you'll be answering for the Coalition essay.
Enter your essay in the field provided. You can either paste it from another document (such as Google Docs), or can type directly in the field. Only minimal formatting is available (bold, underline, and so on). If you paste from another program, be sure to remove any unusual characters you see.
When you're satisfied with your essay and consider it complete, check the box "I am finished..." to mark the Coalition Essay profile section as complete.
|This essay will be submitted to colleges along with the rest of your profile data, at the time you begin an application to a college.|
Tips for essay writing
- While there is no perfect length for an essay, we recommend that you aim for 500 to 550 words.
- See the My Coalition Counselor section of the help system for several articles about how to write a successful college essay (for example, How to write -- and not write -- a college essay).