7 Tips for a Perspective on Writing College Essays

Whatever the topic of your college application essay, remember – They are not asking you to change the world or be the next Steve Jobs; but they are certainly interested to know if you believe in your own brand.
Here are 7 tips to help you change your perspective on College Essay writing.


In my journey as an Education & Literary Consultant, the most vital learning has been – “Trust takes Time”. I respect that.  I also respect the trust that some parents and students have bestowed from the very beginning of our interaction. Perhaps, some of their comments serve as an anchor for many others:  “I was initiallyContinue reading “TRUST TAKES TIME”

The Lost Namaste

“Namaste Ma’am”.“Namaste!?” I said.   When the reception desk connected me to Nandini, a student with 93 percent in her class XII board exams, I was expecting to hear the usual self-proclaimed voice of an achiever, in most cases expecting some special treatment, a standing ovation perhaps. Or definitely an exemption from the forbidding entranceContinue reading “The Lost Namaste”

Writing that College Essay – Getting started

Here’s the thing. Let’s say, you’ve decided to make an international undergraduate application to study Psychology and so has your classmate. Both of you have been competing for the highest grade in class and sometimes you are number one and sometimes he beats you. You are not only part of the soccer team at schoolContinue reading “Writing that College Essay – Getting started”