Liberman, Rosette (EDT)
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Definitive application essay how-to. A must for every high school senior. 81 actual essays that earned their writers admission into 88 colleges and universities. Each essay carefully analyzed. Choice of 29 topics.
How important is the essay in college admissions? In 1996 when the Independent Educational Consultants Association first began ranking 10 key elements in college admissions, the college application essay came in 7th. Since then, it has risen to 3rd place, just behind taking challenging courses and earning high grades. For 40 years, editor Rosette Liberman, Ed.D. has been teaching high school students the secrets of writing winning essays.
Editor, Rosette Liberman, Ed.D. has been advising college-bound seniors for 40 years. Her expert, simple instructions guide student writers by easy-to-follow answers to every question: How do I find a topic? Where do I get a good story? How do I write a meaningful description? How do I reveal my talents without bragging? How should my essay be organized? Should I include dialogue? How do I start and end my essay? Are certain topics off limits? What kind of applicant a college is looking for?
Cooper Hill Press
This is the single most useful book a high school senior can buy. The essays inspire, the analyses discipline, the guidelines clarify. Crucial for applicants to any college.
Louis Bruni (student), Amherst College
An essential how-to for every high school senior. Writing a good application essay will never seem baffling and elusive again.
Erica Paley (student), Cornell University
Clear and comprehensive, this guide enables every student to write a powerful college essay. Teachers, students, and parents have long needed this excellent resource.
David Owens (expository writing instructor), Amity Regional High School
Dewey Decimal: 378.1/616
Library of Congress: bl2005005941
Book Publisher: Cooper Hill Pr
No. of Pages: 432
Paper Weight (lb): 50 l