Admissions Expertise What are some do's and don'ts for the admissions essay? The first paragraph of your essay should grab the attention of an AO so that they automatically want to read more about what is going on. Your should Write with you own personality and characters. This is your essay not others, be a real person.Look things from a different angle will make you stand out from rest of tons of essays. Be logical and clear. Do not write your essay especially your PS in the last minute so that you have plenty of time to revise and to think.Some humor is fine but don't go too far with it.Don't write too much on your achievement, in stead, you should focusing on how to let AO see your accomplishment from your words. Likes Like This Answer Already Liked This Answer Thank you, this item will be reviewed.