However, just like with any good piece of writing, you need to know your audience.
And in this case, your audience does not think anything about your high school relationship sounds impressive.
The university’s supplemental application asked him to describe one of his quirks.
I distinctly recall reading my friend’s essay about him being a storyteller above all else and visibly grinning as my eyes passed over each line, because the essay was just so genuine and true.
Naturally, he wrote about the time he slept until five in the evening, ate some ice cream, then went back to sleep. He was really into piano and lacrosse, but he wanted his essay to sound off the beaten path and unique.
So rather than talking about one of his passions, he decided to write about something he knew no one else would try…the time he slept all day.
There are a few clichés to avoid in the college essay world.
Keep reading to find out what to avoid and what to approach in your college essay writing journey. These College Application Essay Ideas DON'T Work A great college admission essay makes the reader say something along the lines of, “Wow, I’ve never heard of someone who did/experienced that before.” Know what nearly everyone has experienced before? More specifically, almost everyone has either won or lost a sports game.
Think about it: talking about your love life seems .
Maybe a breakup feels like the biggest hardship you have faced thus far, or perhaps you think the way you supported your 10th grade girlfriend during her science competition seems like a great metaphor for how you plan to support your university community.