The Zinc Blog
With just 650 words to introduce yourself to a school, the college essay is a new kind of writing and can feel daunting at first. We asked several senior Zinc tutors (all of whom are also published writers) how to craft an outstanding college essay–and have a great time while writing.
If you’re just getting started, be sure to review this year’s Common App essay prompts before you begin.
Here are seven Zinc must-haves for a standout college essay: