Writing college essays is very similar to a high school or other essay. All you need to do is have a good plan and an outline for it and you can create a strong essay for college that’s worthy of an A+. Keep reading to learn more about essay writing techniques, how to make a great outline, and stay sane while organizing everything for your essay project. A college essay should be well written but also to the point, and not have any ‘fluff’ or filler words just to make it longer. If you find yourself with an essay that’s too short, do some more research to add in instead of just lengthening a few sentences to get your word count.