Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps, Second Edition: Crafting a Winning Personal Statement

Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps, Second Edition: Crafting a Winning Personal Statement Author Alan Gelb
ISBN-10 1607743663
ISBN-13 9781607743668
Year 2013-06-25
Pages 224
Language English
Publisher Ten Speed Press
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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 taskbut with college essay coach and New York Times contributor Alan Gelbs accessible and encouraging step by step instructions youll be able to write an honest one of a kind essay that really shines Gelbs 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 youre an A student looking for an extra boost or a less confident writer who needs more intensive help Gelbs 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 college essay that doesnt feel pre fab but is a real reflection of your own individuality

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