Book a CD-ROM. Applying to college can be one of the most stressful times in a student's life. Not only are you faced with the task of finding the perfect school for you, but you also have to find scholarships to be able to go to the school you want. These two intertwining obstacles require a lengthy application and a seemingly perfect essay. The essay topic is crucial to demonstrate your values. creativity, and depth of knowledge, and the writing is important because it reflects your power of persuasion, organisational skills and style. This book will teach you how to write effective applications and essays for college admissions and scholarships, helping shoulder some of the weight of applying. This guide provides you with all the tools you need to complete your application and write a winning essay. You will learn how to choose a topic, keep your focus narrow and personal, edit and revise, tweak essays to use them on various applications, choose your tone and structure, avoid the common pitfalls, and how to overcome writer's block. The guide has sample essays and essay questions, and even examples of the essays specific colleges use. You will find those samples on the companion CD-ROM, along with brainstorming exercises and sample applications. Admissions officers have chimed in with their expertise to provide insider information on how to compose impressive applications and essays for admission and scholarships.If you make it all the way through the first draft, stop and give yourself not only a pat on the back, but also a good 24 hours before you return to the essay. Do not begin to proof or re-write. As you will note, in each of the bullet-points above, time anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Complete Guide to Writing Effective College Applications & Essays for Admission and Scholarships|
|Author||:||Kathy Lynn Hahn, Colleen M. Loew|
|Publisher||:||Atlantic Publishing Company - 2009-11-10|