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The Resource Conquering the college admissions essay in 10 easy steps : crafting a winning personal statement, Alan Gelb

Conquering the college admissions essay in 10 easy steps : crafting a winning personal statement, Alan Gelb

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Conquering the college admissions essay in 10 easy steps : crafting a winning personal statement
Title
Conquering the college admissions essay in 10 easy steps
Title remainder
crafting a winning personal statement
Statement of responsibility
Alan Gelb
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Conquering the college admissions essay in ten easy steps
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Language
eng
Summary
"The definitive guide to writing an amazing essay and mastering the college applications process. 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, enabling applicants to craft a meaningful and polished college admissions essay. Gelb teaches students to identify an engaging topic and use creative writing techniques to compose a vivid statement that will reflect their individuality. A consistent top-seller in the college prep category, Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Easy Steps has been revised to include extra information on supplemental and waitlist essays. This much-needed handbook will help applicants win over the admissions dean, while preparing them to write better papers once they've been accepted"--
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Gelb, Alan
Dewey number
378.1/616
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • College applications
  • Universities and colleges
  • Exposition (Rhetoric)
  • Essay
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Conquering the college admissions essay in 10 easy steps : crafting a winning personal statement, Alan Gelb
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Step one: Understanding the narrative -- Step two: Finding your topic -- Step three: Point of view -- Step four: Getting it down -- Step five: "Big picture" editing -- Step six: Second draft -- Step seven: Self-editing -- Step eight: Third draft -- Step nine: Pulling it together -- Step ten: Finishing up -- Appendix 1: Real student essays -- Appendix 2: Conquering the supplementals -- Appendix 3: For parents -- Appendix 4: New for teachers
Control code
on1003767220
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
x, 229 pages
Isbn
9780399578694
Lccn
2016050125
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1003767220
Label
Conquering the college admissions essay in 10 easy steps : crafting a winning personal statement, Alan Gelb
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Step one: Understanding the narrative -- Step two: Finding your topic -- Step three: Point of view -- Step four: Getting it down -- Step five: "Big picture" editing -- Step six: Second draft -- Step seven: Self-editing -- Step eight: Third draft -- Step nine: Pulling it together -- Step ten: Finishing up -- Appendix 1: Real student essays -- Appendix 2: Conquering the supplementals -- Appendix 3: For parents -- Appendix 4: New for teachers
Control code
on1003767220
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
Third edition.
Extent
x, 229 pages
Isbn
9780399578694
Lccn
2016050125
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1003767220

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