Avoid the most common essay mistakes
Superficiality, failure to answer the question, and three more fatal flaws to avoid!
Tell a memorable story that showcases your qualifications
Use active words, real-life examples and personal anecdotes to create a full, vibrant picture of yourself.
Eliminate vague answers, cliches and superficiality
Vague answers are bland and boring. Show the adcom you stand out from the crowd!
These flaws can make even the greatest applicant seem confused, vague, and — worst of all — uninteresting.
Your essay is where you transform from being applicant number 658, to a person, a human being. With a voice. With a passion. And with something important to say.
Make sure you're not committing one of the five fatal flaws. Get your free guide today!
About the Author
Linda Abraham is the founder and president of Accepted and host of the Admissions Straight Talk podcast. She has helped thousands of applicants get accepted to top graduate schools. The Wall Street Journal, US News, Poets & Quants and Bloomberg Business are among the media outlets that seek her expertise.