Writing your college essay Like your ACT score, the essay is just one component of your college application. An essay can say a lot — or a little — about who you are. The point of the essay is to paint a picture of you to a total stranger. Admissions officers want to get to know you and why you belong at their school.
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School, Pages 10 on 01/19/2011
Print Headline: From the Counselor’s Corner Prepare for college now: tips for high school students