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Application Essays, "How a Toilet Essay Got me into COLLEGE"

Episode
11
Application Series
February 1, 2023

Ever found yourself staring at a bullfight and realizing it's the perfect metaphor for your college application essay? That's the kind of unexpected twist we explore as I, Hector Lopez, team up with Kayla Record to break down the do's and don'ts of standout introductions. We're flipping mundane into magnificent, urging you to ditch the clichés and sprinkle a bit of your own peculiar magic onto the page. Think your quirky experiences won't cut it? Kayla shares how a simple toilet flush harmonizing in B-flat can become a symphony of self-expression that admissions officers can't resist.

Now, let's get real about the bane of every college hopeful's existence: essay pitfalls. It's not just about the grades; it's the story, the struggle, and the silliness that can make you shine. We delve into how to make adversity your ally and your idiosyncrasies your strength. Through examples and Kayla's sharp insights, you'll learn to craft essays that ring with authenticity and buzz with personality. Whether you've faced the trials of remote learning or found passion in the most ordinary places, we've got the roadmap to ensure your essay not only lands you a spot in college but also perfectly captures the essence of you.

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