• How to Write a Personal Essay for College

    Your personal essay allows you to stand out during the application process. We recommend starting it as soon as possible to ensure you have time to meet the deadline. Please remember to check your program’s requirements, such as specific questions or minimum essay length.

    Submitting Your Personal Essay

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    Guide to Getting Started

    We've put together a few tips for writing a memorable personal essay. Download as a PDF.

    Infographic outlining tips for the perfect personal essay. Created by Drexel University Online.