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How to stop procrastinating and actually write your college essays

Writing 650 words encapsulating the very core of your personality and the sum of your youthful accomplishments is easier said than done. What’s more, as we enter the festive season and the accompanying familial visits, end-of-term exams, holiday performances, dark weather, and the mounting pressure of approaching deadlines, it can be harder to concentrate on writing. Here are a some of my top tips to stop procrastinating and actually write (and revise, and re-revise) those college application essays, born of years of experience working with students…