Lesley Vos

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Lesley Vos is a private tutor for college students from Chicago and freelance writer contributing to publications on education, lifestyle, and self-development. She is a big fan of fiction books, and she does her best to finish her novel this year. Say hi on Twitter or check Lesley's About.me profile.

How to Write a Perfect Hook for Your Application Essay

Hook on a piece of wood. college applications
Did you know admission officers might read around 50 essays per day during the application season?  A college application essay is not about your grades and scores, but your personality and who you are beyond school activities. You need to breathe life into it. Drawing attention to your writing, as well as making officers read …

Top 5 Myths About College Students Debunked

Here are 5 college myths debunked. myths
You weren’t born yesterday: Student life is exciting yet challenging and stressful. You choose a college, decide on loans and personal finance strategies, all while studying, and doing your best to survive assignments and exams. The harder you try, the more it hurts to hear the rumors and myths about college life nowadays. For incoming …