Shadow Creek: College Applications Resource Page
Hosted by Shadow Creek and Prompt, the leaders in application and essay coaching.
Application and Essay Resources
Free Summer Essay Bootcamps from Prompt
College Essay List Builder from Prompt
including for scholarships (requires creating an account).
Application and essay planning tools from Prompt
College Application and Essay Help Center from Prompt
Founded in 2014 by 3 MIT grads, Prompt is the fastest-growing writing education company. Our mission is to make students better writers.
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High schools recommend Prompt's application and essay coaching
- Use Prompt's Application Plan to learn what colleges will find most compelling about you and start brainstorming your content.
- Video call with your coach to complete brainstorming and align on your best content.
- Draft an outline for your Common App Essay using Prompt's Personal Statement Outlining Tool
- Video call with your coach to discuss and align on your outline. Start your introduction.
- Complete your first draft and submit it to your coach for feedback.
- Your coach provides detailed feedback on how to improve the content and structure of your draft.
- Revise your essay based on the feedback and submit it to your coach.
- Iterate the essay with your coach through to the final check.