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No - You're not a bad writer


Here are some tools to help you conquer your college admissions essays:

Grammarly

The world's leading online automated proofreader that improves communication by helping you find and correct writing mistakes. The last thing you want is a typo in your college essays!
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Hemingway App

This App highlights lengthy, complex sentences, and common errors, allowing your writing to be more bold and clear.
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Purdue Owl

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University contains writing resources and instructional material. This service is free for users worldwide and will allow you to find information that can assist you with an array of writing projects.
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Edit Minion

This robotic copy editor can help you fix your writing by finding common mistakes.
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Quill

Quill provides free writing and grammar activities for middle and high school students. These free tools can help you become a better writer.
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Tools for Idea Generation


Storm Board

Brainstorm, organize, prioritize, and act on the best ideas — in the same room or around the world  on a real time sticky note whiteboard!
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MindMeister

MindMeister is an online mind mapping tool that lets you capture, develop, and share ideas visually. You can use this tool for brainstorming, note taking, project planning, and tons of other creative tasks.
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Read Write Think

Learn the steps of creating an effective resume and cover letter by using theses resume and letter generators.
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Blogs

Here are some of our blog posts that you might find helpful:

Marymount's 4 Tips for Drafting the Kind of Resume Admissions Counselors Want to Read

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Marymount’s 5 Tips on How to Create a Resume that Hirers Can’t Resist

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Stay Organized


Need some help staying organized and on top of application,
essay, and letters of recommendation deadlines? We've got you covered.

MyHomework

Organizing has never been easier. Track assignments, projects, tests, and more through this student's planner app. You'll receive due date reminders, upcoming homework widgets, and be able to sync your information between devices!
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Class Manager

Plan and organize your class assignments, tests, and paper submissions with this homework planner app. Once you start using ClassManager, you won't be late submitting your assignments!
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Wunderlist

Organize and share your to-do, work, grocery, movie, and household lists. No matter what you're planning, how big or small the task may be, this app makes it super easy to get stuff done.
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Sat and Act Help


Wondering how you can improve you SAT/ACT score? Here are
some free resources that you may be interested in:

Prep Factory

This website makes studying fun! With interactivity, test-specific strategy modules, practice sets that aren't scary, and games, you're sure to improve your score with these awesome tools.
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KhanAcademy

Personalized practice — anytime, anywhere! Practice tests, a tailored practice plan, interactive practice, and instant feedback are all the resources you need in order to prepare, all in one place.
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Number2

An online test preparation course that gives you access to a customized course that includes user friendly tutorials, practice sessions that adapt to your ability level, a vocabulary builder, and more!
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Blogs

Here are some of our blog posts that you might find helpful:

6 Ways to Prepare for the SAT/ACT

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Marymount Offers 5 Ways to Improve Your SAT/ACT Score the Next Time You Take It

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Videos


College Interviews


College interviews can be nerve-wracking for some -
Here are some resources for rocking them:

Practice Questions and Strategies

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College Interview Questions

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3 Ways Parents and Students can Prepare for College Interviews Together

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5 Tips for Filling Out FAFSA for College

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Scholarships, Fafsa, and loans


Here are some helpful resources to consult as you
figure out how to pay for college.

Looking for additional help?
Check out our blog posts below:


5 Ways to Secure a Scholarship Early

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5 Tips to Starting Your Scholarship Search The Right Way

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4 Overlooked Ways to Pay for College - Without the Help of Loans!

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7 Common FAFSA Mistakes to Avoid

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Guides

Here are some free and informative guides that you might find helpful:

Looking for additional help?
Check out these resources below:


Funding Your Education: The Guide to Federal Student Aid

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College Preparation Checklist

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How to Complete the FAFSA

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The Basics on Grants and Scholarships

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How to Fill Out the FAFSA, Step by step

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Federal Students Aid Resources for the 2017-18 FAFSAⓇ

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College Visits


How to Make Your College Visits More Productive

During your visits to various schools, it is important that you ask thought-out questions that will help you to decide if this school should remain on your "to consider" list. We thought we'd make this process easier for you, so we created this eBook with 27 good questions that we believe are helpful to ask as you discern where and when to go to college.

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Contact a Marymount admissions counselor and learn more about your academic options!

Looking for additional help?
Check out our blog posts below:


3 Reasons Why Attending a College Open House During Your Junior Year is Beneficial to Your Academic Future

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Why I Would Attend Marymount University's Senior Day All Over Again

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Why You Should Visit Colleges the Spring of Your Junior Year

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Getting The Most out of Your College Visits

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Why You Should Visit Colleges AFTER You've Been Accepted

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Parents


Here's Some Information to Help You Out Too

There is an array of organizations that want to help you afford college. These grants and scholarships (free money!) may be available to you. We created this free, downloadable eBook to help you figure out how to find and apply to them.