This is lesson 3.2 from the series, The Free Guide to Writing a Winning Admissions Essay.
To edit your own piece of writing, pretend that youâ€™re no longer the writer. Pretend youâ€™re a random person reading your essay for the very first time. A fresh pair of eyes will help you spot issues in your essay that you didnâ€™t notice before.
Then, fill out this quick form:
If you see any disconnect between the reviewerâ€™s perception and the messages that you intended to convey, then go back to the drawing board.
Use the above form for peer reviewers, too!