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Colleges and universities customarily give specific instructions as to how long they expect acceptable essays to be as part of their application processes. However, the College Board offers a general suggestion of 500 wo... More »

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A college essay should be concise, thoughtful, specific, polished and honest, and should reflect the character, aspirations and experiences of the writer. The first question in determining a topic should be "What does th... More »

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A college essay should be formatted with a legible font, such as Times New Roman, at 12-point size on an 8 1/2-by-11-inch piece of paper. The essay should be typed and double-spaced with 1-inch margins on all sides of th... More »

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College essay examples can be found at campus writing or tutoring centers or professors may supply their students with exemplary essays from their previous students that meet their assignment requirements. Examples of co... More »

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To write an essay on the topic "Where do you see yourself in 5 years?" as part of a college application process, brainstorm possible answers, choose the one that applies most directly to the chosen college, give real lif... More »

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Like other types of essays, the outline for a healthy eating essay should include basic information relating the introduction, body paragraphs and conclusion. There are many valid structures for essay writing, but this g... More »

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