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Meet Today’s Guest:Ethan Sawyer, College Essay Guy
Ethan Sawyer is a nationally recognized college essay expert, sought-after speaker, and author of the #1 Amazon best-seller College Essay Essentials. Each year he helps thousands of students and counselors through his online courses, workshops, articles, products, and books, and works privately with a small number of students.
Raised in Spain, Ecuador, and Colombia, Ethan has studied at seventeen different schools, is a graduate or Northwestern University and holds an MFA from UC Irvine. He has worked as a teacher, curriculum writer, voice actor, motivational speaker, community organizer, and truck driver. He is a certified Myers-Briggs® specialist, and his type (ENFJ) will tell you that he will show up on time, that he'll be excited to meet you, and that, more than anything, he is committed to—and an expert in—helping you realize your potential.
On Today’s Episode We Discuss:
Common mistakes students make on their college essays and how to avoid them
How to brainstorm a college essay topic
How to answer the Common App essay questions
Tips for writing personal statements
How to answer the “Why Us” essay
How to recycle college essays
How to write scholarship essays that win
Who to get feedback from and how to know when to press submit
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