100 Successful College Application Essays (Second Edition)

100 Successful College Application Essays (Second Edition)

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The largest collection of successful college application essays available in one volume. These are the essays that helped their authors gain admission to Harvard, Yale, Brown, Columbia, Wellesley, Colby, and other outstanding schoolsa€”followed by invaluable comments by experts in admissions, placement, and college counseling at some of the best learning institutions around the country. This helpful guide includes: 100 complete essays with professional commentary Examples of essays on common topics (family background, athletics, work experience), as well as the more offbeat Essays on the immigrant experience by foreign-born students A section of drawing and cartoon essays Insider advice from a Princeton dean of admissions A a€œWhat Not to Doa€ chapter from a top college counselor And more Compiled by members from The Harvard Independent, the weekly newsmagazine of Harvard University, this is an invaluable resource for students who want to write the best possible essaya€”and improve their chances of admission to the best possible school.The college will exercise its quality-control function using the grades and scores, not the essay. ... Think instead of giving the reader a sample of yourself, a slice of the real you, a snapshot in words. ... Word choice and word order must remain yours; even if a more experienced writer might suggest the more precise word, anbsp;...

Title:100 Successful College Application Essays (Second Edition)
Author:The Harvard Independent
Publisher:Penguin - 2002-10-01


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