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College Resources

College Admissions Essays


1. Big Future - College Board tips, etc.

2. National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC)

3. Essays That Worked - from Johns Hopkins University

4. Tips for Writing An Effective Application Essay

5. Four Tips for Writing Your Best College Application Essay.

6. Learning Express Library database - provided by Badgerlink

  • Access through LMC website; Students must create a free account to access the full resources.
  • There are a number of resources on college preparation. Articles specific to college essay writing include:

*Proofreading, Revising, & Editing Skills Success in 20 Minutes a Day

*Write Your Way into College: College Admissions Essay

  • Other resources include: ACT Test prep, SAT Test Prep, PSAT/NMSQT Test Prep, AP Exam Test prep, TOEFL iBT Test prep, and THEA Test prep

7. Access the below through the LMC website to authenticate subscription

  • Critical Writing Skills are outlined in one article along with a creative slam poem by David Byrd
  • This database also includes a number of topics that are pertinent to teen growth and development

8. College Essay Writing Books (available in BCHS and/or BEHS libraries)

College Applications



  1. Elmbrook Scholarships
  2. Fastweb
  3. Merit Aid - university specific scholarships
  4. Chegg

Financial Aid

Test Information


  1. ACT
  2. SAT
  3. PSAT
  4. AP

Test Prep

Career Resources