Write your college essay in less than a day (#01102X5)

by Wissner-Gross, Elizabeth
Paperback Ballantine Books Trade Paperbacks, 2009
Price: USD 15.16
Description: xxiii, 200 pages ; 21 cm
Dewey: 808; Int Lvl: AD


From Follett

The author describes her plan for completing a college essay in five hours, featuring six chapters--with suggested time allotments--each of which explains one part of the essay-writing process, and including advice on writing additional and alternative essays.

From the Publisher
Strategies from a noted educational consultant on how to ease the pressure, ace the essay, and gain admission into your top-choice school

Getting into college has become fiercely competitive, which makes the personal-essay part of the application process even more important-and stressful. But stop worrying! In Write Your College Essay in Less Than a Day, Elizabeth Wissner-Gross-a top educational strategist in this area who counsels students at schools across the country-breaks down the harrowing ordeal of essay writing into manageable steps, leaving you with a fresh, polished, stand-out piece that admissions officers will love to read. Inside you'll find

* exercises to help you select an essay topic inspired by your most notable achievements-and winning a Nobel Prize needn't be one of them
* timed chapters (including snack breaks) to help you brainstorm, create, and critique your essay in only five hours
* sample essays and grading criteria so that you can play the admissions officer-and know what you're up against
* advice on which writing techniques will score you points-and which could potentially sink your chances

Accessible, savvy, and written with a student's needs and concerns in mind, Write Your College Essay in Less Than a Day gives you all the tools you need to compose an original, professional essay that will help you turn your dream school into a well-deserved reality.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books Trade Paperbacks
  • Publication Date: September 15, 2009
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dewey: 808
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: xxiii, 200 pages ; 21 cm
  • ISBN-10: 0-345-51727-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-345-51727-2
  • LCCN: 2009-029709
  • Follett Number: 01102X5
  • Interest Level: AD

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