How to write 150-300 Word College Essay

Short Essays are like Circular Stories about your desire to go to a certain school. They must tie in with the prompt but must reflect your own excitement for the future using details.

Research the school and tell the University why they are a wonderful fit for your future.

  • Research the university or college
  • Write down the prompt
  • Pick a main point or theme
  • Pick 5 key words that relate to the prompt
  • Find synonyms for those words
  • Start with a phrase that you will “circle back to”

 Use the 5 key words to emphasize points while writing.