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

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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.

     

Writing a memorable personal statement can seem like an overwhelming project for a young college applicant, but college essay coach Alan Gelb's organized and encouraging step-by-step instructions take the intimidation out of the process. Gelb teaches students to identify an engaging topic and use creative writing techniques to compose a vivid statement that will reflect their individuality. This much-needed handbook will help students win over the admissions dean, while preparing them to write better papers once they've been accepted.

About the Author

ALAN GELB is a college essay coach and professional writer whose clients include colleges and universities across the country. He is the author of The Complete Student, A Survival Guide for Professionals, and Most Likely to Succeed, among others. Alan lives with his family in East Chatham, New York. Visit www.conqueringthecollegeessay.com for more information.

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ISBN:
9781607743668
Author:
Gelb, Alan
Publisher:
Ten Speed Press
Subject:
College Entrance
Subject:
Reference-College Guides
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20130631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
ONE COLOR
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
6.9 x 4.9 x 0.64 in 0.5 lb

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