​This checklist includes everything you need to equip a friend or relative to review and critique your essay. (Really, we’ve given away the farm on this one.)

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“I just wanted to let you know that University of North Carolina at Wilmington accepted my application! UNCW considered essays as important as SAT scores and GPA on the application requirement therefore I think my essay helped me stand out more. This was my top choice and I appreciate all of your help!”     -W.E., Raleigh, NC 
​Anyone can write a winning college application essay: in this brief guide, award-winning writer Margot Starbuck shows you how. From choosing a subject, to taboo topics, to editing that final draft—discover everything you need to know to write an essay that shines.​ Available at Amazon for $4.99.

About Margot

​Margot Starbuck, the award-winning author of seven books, offers workshops, critiques and other resources that equip students to write college application essays that shine. She also serves writers at