In this episode of The College Checklist Podcast, I chat with the College Essay Guy, Ethan Sawyer. Ethan shares his passion for preparing students to write their essays. This episode focuses mainly on the Why Us essay, which is required by many colleges, but delves into tips and strategies that could work for almost any college essay. Ethan provides excellent ideas and a unique, refreshing perspective on the college essay in general.
Ethan Sawyer – the College Essay Guy – has been helping students write their college admissions essays more than ten years. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, UC Irvine, and holds two counseling certifications, one from UC Irvine and one from the Interchange Counseling Institute. Ethan is also an active member of the Western Association of College Admissions Counselors (WACAC) and the National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC).