The college application essay by sarah myers
Add to basket Add to wishlist Description Winning college application essays take admission officers beyond the numbers and shows them what the students really care about, how they think, and who they really are.
But even the best of students can be daunted by the task. This easy-to-follow guide provides the tools to tell a memorable story. Updated to reflect recent changes to the all-important Common Application, which nearly all applicants to competitive colleges use, this book provides a clear path to an essay that says, Pick me!
The author's advice and insights have helped tens of thousands of students write distinctive college application essays. The scores are a yardstick by which students of widely differing backgrounds can be compared. The right role of parents in the process. Straight A's are nice — but rare in a challenging course of study. Your High School Record The numbers come first. Both colleges and applicants are looking and choosing. In pursuit of a common goal — the best education of the next generation of leaders and thinkers — colleges ymers universities, like you, will look at many options.
Best approaches to the new Common Application questions. Clues to how colleges read essays Simple steps for successful drafts. Quick fixes for procrastinators.
Recommendations Evaluations will be written by your high school counselor and by a few of your teachers. Both admission counselors and high school seniors are busy gathering information and making judgments based on facts and predictions. Store Description A unique collection of Classics, in religion, philosophy, history, and literature. Excerpted by permission of College Board. Woven into all this is an interest in the applicant's personality and writing ability. Make these most effective by scheduling an early appointment with your counselor to discuss your college selection.
The right role of parents in the process. Critiques of actual sample saeah guide students toward the best practices and away from common mistakes. No other book on this topic has this breadth and depth of expertise.