Plugging in… college application essays

Angelina Liu, Editor-in-chief

With the start of a new school year comes a new wave of college applications. Seniors have begun their Common App essays and are encouraged to start their supplementals for specific schools. In this episode of Plugging in… senior executive Editor-in-chief of The Sidekick Angelina Liu talks to Coppell High School IB English teacher Richard Orlopp. Orlopp is teaching students in his class on how to write an impactful essay and has read many college applications in his time as a teacher. Essential questions are answered, such as should students be revealing the deepest darkest parts of themselves? What are some common misconceptions of essays? What if you’re a bad writer? What are colleges really looking for?

Edited by: Angelina Liu

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