Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps, Second Edition

Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps, Second Edition

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A guide to crafting a meaningful and polished college admissions essay that gets students into the school of their dreams by expressing their unique personality, strengths, and goals. Stand out from the crowd with a memorable, meaningful personal statement that will capture the attention of college admissions officers. Writing a college admissions essay is no easy taska€”but with college essay coach and New York Times contributor Alan Gelba€™s accessible and encouraging step-by-step instructions, youa€™ll be able to write an honest, one-of-a-kind essay that really shines. Gelba€™s ten-step approach has garnered great results for the students who have tried it, many of whom were accepted into their dream schools (Harvard, Brown, Yale, and more). This to-the-point handbook shows you how to identify an engaging essay topic, and then teaches you how to use creative writing techniques to craft a narrative that expresses your unique personality, strengths, and goals. Whether youa€™re an A-student looking for an extra boost or a less-confident writer who needs more intensive help, Gelba€™s reassuring and concise guidance will help you every step of the way, from your initial draft to final revision. In the end, you will have a well-polished, powerful, and profound personal statement that you can feel proud ofa€”a college essay that doesna€™t feel a€œpre-fab, a€ but is a real reflection of your own individuality.Although the tumor turned out to be benign, its sudden appearance was a terrifying event that caused everyone in the family to reexamine their lives. Hannah tells this story through the lens ofa summer camp experience, as she rehearses aanbsp;...

Title:Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps, Second Edition
Author:Alan Gelb
Publisher:Ten Speed Press - 2013-06-25


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