Local author Sarah Myers McGinty will take your questions about the college application essay tonight, Thursday, Sept. 20, at 6 p.m., live on Needham Patch.
McGinty is author of the "The College Application Essay and a former member of the writing faculty at Harvard University, as well as a former admissions director at Sarah Lawrence College and principal of the McGinty Consulting Group.
On Sunday, Sept. 23, McGinty will be at Brookline Booksmith at 4 p.m., talking more about her book and about the process of making your essay say, "Pick me!"
To get ready, throughout the week Patches in the area have asked readers what they wished they knew about essay-writing and what questions they have about application essays. Tonight, we will answer your questions.
So, leave your question below now and then come back to Needham Patch on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. for the answer, or ask your question once the chat begins.