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Students Ask: “Is it bad to start a college essay with a paragraph that is really short?”

Topic: Essay Tips  |  Posted on June 2nd, 2013  |  Written by CEA HQ

Q: Would it be bad to start with a two-sentence paragraph? All the rest of my paragraphs are normal length. A: When it comes to the college admissions essay, capturing the attention of an admissions officer can be difficult, and an opening paragraph that challenges traditional writing conventions can be an effective way to stand […]