Writing a successful college application essay

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A well-written application essay gives students a big advantage in the admission process at many of the nation's best colleges. This book guides prospective college entrants through the do's and don'ts of the essay writing process and offers them three easy steps for success--
  • Step One: Read the book's sample essays and pay special attention to the critiques that point out their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Step Two: Pick a topic matters to you--one that opens a window to your personality, your passions, and your mind--a topic that tells colleges who you really are.
  • Step Three: Let author George Ehrenhaft guide you through the process of planning your essay, writing a rough draft, and editing it to perfectionThis new edition analyzes both the increasingly popular Common Application essay topics and numerous supplementary essay topics required by many colleges. Included areseveral full-length sample essays from recent applicants, each with a critique that discusses its strengths or indicates missteps. This book offers crucial essay-writing instruction and advice for all college-bound students.
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