Candid advice about how to go about discovering personal strengths to write about in your personal statements in your application to college. Includes a link to a free handout from a TestMagic book, written by Erin Billy.
Not sure of what to write about in your admissions essay? Erin Billy, founder of TestMagic, talks about his experience with his high school students.
When writing your college admissions essay, avoid writing about any SAT-prep classes you might have taken. Writing about taking SAT classes might make the reader of your essay think that you are over-privileged and that perhaps your SAT score is artificially inflated.