How to Conquer the College Essay

What makes a great college essay? Hear what Elizabeth Fontaine, Assistant Executive Director of MEFA, says about what makes an essay effective, what colleges are looking for, and how to avoid sounding "contrived."

Duration: 47 seconds

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