Author: Julie walthers

TOP 3 STRUGGLES STUDENTS HAVE WITH WRITING THEIR COLLEGE ADMISSIONS ESSAYS (and how to fix them!)

Over the years I’ve worked closely with a lot of high school students on their college admissions essays. These kids are bright, hard-working, ambitious, and intelligent young adults. Yet, when it comes to writing the college admissions essay, they completely

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The Top 5 Factors in College Admissions Decisions

You already know that grades are important when it comes to your student’s college applications. It’s also no surprise that their scores on the ACT and SAT are a key factor in the ultimate admissions decision. But beyond those two

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The Only Running Playlist You’ll Ever Need: 6 hours of pure running motivation

**Warning: This post has nothing to do with writing, editing, college admissions essays, dissertations, or small business ownership! I’m going rogue! Read at your own risk!** A couple of years ago I created a running playlist to get me through

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8 Ways To Start Your College Admissions Essay (and 1 way NOT to start it!)

This post is part of a blog series on how to write your college admissions essay and the college admissions process in general. If you liked this post, might I suggest that you take a look at a couple of

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4 Simple Tricks For Writing An Exceptional College Admissions Essay (even if you’re an average student)

Does any of this sound like you:You are a high school senior working on your college applications, but you’ve been having some trouble getting through the essay portion.You have respectable grades and have done a few extracurricular activities over the

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Make your online profiles college admissions ready!

You finished your applications, wrote your admissions essays, and are now looking for scholarships. You are well on your way to becoming a student at your first choice university.Or are you? Before pressing send and taking it easy the rest

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6 Tips For Parents With Students Applying To College

    6 Tips For Parents With Kids Applying to College Congratulations! Your child is finally a high school senior and about to embark on the labyrinth that is the college admissions process.  This is definitely an exciting time for

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Attention Small Business Owners: Expanded Editorial Services Now Available For Your Business

April is finally here, which means that I am officially opening my doors to help small business owners with their marketing needs. In the upcoming months I’ll be adding even more services, but here’s what I can help you with

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Press Release: Dr. Fredric and Linda Gold Commission Sculptor Charles Strain for Donation to Michigan State University

March 11, 2015 Dr. Fredric and Linda Gold of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, are pleased to announce the forthcoming art donation of Charles Strain’s Duet to Michigan State University. The sculpture was commissioned by Dr. Gold, and will be erected on

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Academic Editing for Dissertations and Journal Articles (In 6 Easy Steps!)

It’s Dissertation Season: Do you need an editor for your dissertation, journal article, or thesis? It’s that time of year again! Spring is in the air, and PhD candidates from all over this great country are getting final dissertation feedback

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