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< div align=center> < b> PRESENTING YOURSELF SUCCESSFULLY TO COLLEGES HOW TO MARKET YOUR STRENGTHS AND MAKE YOUR APPLICATION STAND OUT< /b> < /div> < br> < div align=center> < b> LEARN WHAT ADMISSIONS OFFICERS LOOK FOR IN YOUR ESSAYS AND APPLICATIONS< /b> < /div> < p> In recent years, as the number of applications to top colleges has risen dramatically and fewer schools have been able to grant personal interviews to most applicants, the written application has become one of the most important factors for admissions committees. Marketing yourself successfully to schools — making yourself stand out from the thousands of high school seniors applying to college — is no easy task, but with the help of this straightforward, easy-to-follow guide you will make the most of your personal application. You will learn what kinds of essays have been successful and why and see how to write a unique personal statement that reflects your strengths. With checklists, writing samples, and advice on how to get great recommendations, < i> Presenting Yourself Successfully to Colleges< /i> will give you all the tools you need to make your application stand out. Howard and Matthew Greene will explain how to: < /p> < table align=center> < tr> < td> < ul type=disc> < li> Assess your strengths and unique characteristics< /li> < li> Assemble your application< /li> < li> Write an outstanding personal essay that represents you well< /li> < li> Create a strong resume< /li> < li> Ask for recommendations< /li> < li> Make yourself known to colleges< /li> < li> Maintain ongoing communicationwith colleges< /li> < /ul> < /td> < /tr> < /table>

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PRESENTING YOURSELF SUCCESSFULLY TO COLLEGES HOW TO MARKET YOUR STRENGTHS AND MAKE YOUR APPLICATION STAND OUT

LEARN WHAT ADMISSIONS OFFICERS LOOK FOR IN YOUR ESSAYS AND APPLICATIONS

In recent years, as the number of applications to top colleges has risen dramatically and fewer schools have been able to grant personal interviews to most applicants, the written application has become one of the most important factors for admissions committees. Marketing yourself successfully to schools — making yourself stand out from the thousands of high school seniors applying to college — is no easy task, but with the help of this straightforward, easy-to-follow guide you will make the most of your personal application. You will learn what kinds of essays have been successful and why and see how to write a unique personal statement that reflects your strengths. With checklists, writing samples, and advice on how to get great recommendations, Presenting Yourself Successfully to Colleges will give you all the tools you need to make your application stand out. Howard and Matthew Greene will explain how to:

  • Assess your strengths and unique characteristics
  • Assemble your application
  • Write an outstanding personal essay that represents you well
  • Create a strong resume
  • Ask for recommendations
  • Make yourself known to colleges
  • Maintain ongoing communication with colleges

About the Author

Howard Greene, M.A., M.Ed., is the president of Howard Greene & Associates, the nation's leading independent educational consulting company, and is a former Princeton University admissions officer and member of the Faculty Board of Advisors. Howard has counseled thousands of students for almost forty years and has been a consultant for numerous schools, colleges, and corporations. A graduate of Dartmouth College, he holds master's degrees from Harvard and New York University. He lives in Wilton, Connecticut.

Matthew W. Greene, Ph.D., is Educational Director of Howard Greene & Associates. Matthew has consulted with families for a dozen years and often writes and speaks on educational planning and college admissions issues. A graduate of Dartmouth College, Matthew has taught and advised students at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he earned his doctorate in public policy. He lives in Wilton, Connecticut.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060934606
Author:
Greene, Howard
Author:
Greene, Matthew W.
Author:
Greene, Mathew W.
Author:
by Howard Greene and Mathew W Greene
Author:
Greene, Matthew W.
Publisher:
HarperResource
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Higher
Subject:
College Guides
Subject:
Universities and colleges
Subject:
College applications
Subject:
Academic writing
Subject:
Exposition
Subject:
College Entrance
Subject:
Exposition (rhetoric)
Subject:
Universities and colleges -- United States.
Subject:
Reference-College Guides
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
Greenes' Guides to Educational Planning
Series Volume:
7
Publication Date:
20011231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.30x6.18x.76 in. .73 lbs.

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PRESENTING YOURSELF SUCCESSFULLY TO COLLEGES HOW TO MARKET YOUR STRENGTHS AND MAKE YOUR APPLICATION STAND OUT

LEARN WHAT ADMISSIONS OFFICERS LOOK FOR IN YOUR ESSAYS AND APPLICATIONS

In recent years, as the number of applications to top colleges has risen dramatically and fewer schools have been able to grant personal interviews to most applicants, the written application has become one of the most important factors for admissions committees. Marketing yourself successfully to schools — making yourself stand out from the thousands of high school seniors applying to college — is no easy task, but with the help of this straightforward, easy-to-follow guide you will make the most of your personal application. You will learn what kinds of essays have been successful and why and see how to write a unique personal statement that reflects your strengths. With checklists, writing samples, and advice on how to get great recommendations, Presenting Yourself Successfully to Colleges will give you all the tools you need to make your application stand out. Howard and Matthew Greene will explain how to:

  • Assess your strengths and unique characteristics
  • Assemble your application
  • Write an outstanding personal essay that represents you well
  • Create a strong resume
  • Ask for recommendations
  • Make yourself known to colleges
  • Maintain ongoing communication with colleges

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