The Writing Process

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The Writing Process

Writing a good college essay requires a significant investment of personal reflection, thought and time. There are no right or wrong answers--you are who you are, after all. The best way to get in touch with who you are through writing is to undertake a process of self-exploration and writing that will culminate in an essay that will reveal how unique and interesting you are.

Using all the stages of the writing process will help you to

•Understand your essay's theme--its controlling idea

•Analyze and reflect upon your experiences as they relate to your theme

•Craft a polished essay