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  • Written by Alan Gelb
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Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps

Crafting a Winning Personal Statement

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On Sale: November 03, 2010
Pages: 208 | ISBN: 978-0-307-76851-3
Published by : Ten Speed Press Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
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Writing a memorable personal statement can seem like an overwhelming project for a young college applicant, but college essay coach Alan Gelb's holistic strategy and reassuring voice takes out the intimidation factor. Students will identify an engaging topic and use creative writing techniques to compose a vivid statement that will reflect their individuality. A much-needed supplement to other college entrance guides, this useful handbook will help students win over the admissions dean, while preparing them to write better papers once they've been accepted. A guide to crafting a meaningful and polished college admissions essay that expresses the applicant's unique personality, strengths, and goals. Step-by-step instructions lead students from idea to initial draft, through revisions, and to a final version ready for submission. According to the U.S. Department of Education, 69 percent of high school graduates enroll in college.ReviewsPublisher's Weekly, March 24th 2008: Included in test prep/college feature article


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Alan Gelb - Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps
Alan Gelb is a writing coach and author of Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps. Now in its second edition, this slim volume has taught thousands of students to uncover special stories that overburdened admissions counselors remember. Gelb lives in Chatham, New York.

  • Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps by Alan Gelb
  • November 03, 2010
  • Study Aids - College Entrance
  • Ten Speed Press
  • $10.99
  • 9780307768513

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