Do You Know the Difference Between a Good Application Essay and a Great One?

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EssayEdge can show you how to make your application essays shine.

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Whether you’re applying to college or graduate school, an MBA program, medical school, or law school, your application essay has never been more important.

EssayEdge, the leading destination on the web for admissions essay editing, announced today a free webinar to teach students how to stand out from other applicants with a great application essay. In today’s competitive admissions environment, the difference between a good essay and a great essay can make the difference between acceptance to a top-choice school and a rejection letter.

“Whether you’re applying to college or graduate school, an MBA program, medical school, or law school, your application essay has never been more important,” said Scott Johns, Director of EssayEdge. “Your application essay is your best opportunity to show your top-choice schools who you really are. If you want to get into the school of your choice, you’re going to need an essay that makes you stand out from the crowd. A well-crafted essay will do that much more effectively than a standard essay.”

EssayEdge invites students to join a free webinar to learn how to make their application essays great:

How to Turn an Essay from Good to Great
Date: Thursday, October 14, 2010
Time: 4:00 p.m. (Eastern)
Registration: Online at Great Essay Webinar

The webinar will be led by the Managing Editor of, Ryan Hickey. He has edited thousands of admissions essays since graduating from Yale and knows how to craft an exceptional admissions essay.

The webinar will cover:

  •     The essential elements of a good application essay
  •     Three key strategies for transforming a good essay into a great one
  •     Why having a great application essay is crucial to standing out has been the leading online application essay editing resource for over 10 years. EssayEdge editors are highly qualified subject matter experts who help customers improve their admissions essays while still maintaining the applicant’s unique voice throughout the editing process.

“We won’t write the essay for you,” said Hickey, “but we can help you tell your own story in the most effective way possible so it will be sure to get the attention of admissions officers. In this webinar, I’ll share some of the most effective strategies our editors use when working with applicants to polish an essay so that it really shines.”

About EssayEdge

Founded in 1997, EssayEdge is the one source for admissions essay editing and one-stop shop for applicants seeking to make their essays the best they can be. As the world’s leading application essay editing company, EssayEdge is committed to providing the best and most ethical service to all applicants to college, graduate school, MBA programs, law school, and medical school. Over 82% of EssayEdge customers get into their top-choice school. EssayEdge has a large network of professional college essay editors, many of whom are graduates of the nation’s most competitive colleges including Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, and Stanford. To learn more about EssayEdge visit

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