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Write your way in : crafting an unforgettable college admissions essay, Rachel Toor

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Write your way in : crafting an unforgettable college admissions essay
Title
Write your way in
Title remainder
crafting an unforgettable college admissions essay
Statement of responsibility
Rachel Toor
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
For all the anxiety that surrounds the college admissions process, one part of the application lies completely within a student s control: the essay. In this book, Rachel Toor writing instructor and coach at all levels from high school to senior faculty, and former admissions officer at Duke University shows that the key to writing a successful application essay is learning to present an honest portrait of yourself
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Toor, Rachel
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378.1/616
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • College applications
  • Universities and colleges
  • Creative writing
  • Essay
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Write your way in : crafting an unforgettable college admissions essay, Rachel Toor
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Contents
Introduction: the quest for the special secret sauce -- What you need to know before you start writing. Steal, steal, steal: learning to read like a writer ; Craft your "I": thinking of yourself as a character ; Sex, drugs, and Palestinian statehood: finding a topic ; AMANDA + JIM ; Aboutness: an essay is often about something other than what it's about ; ADAM FINDS HIS PIRATES ; The hole in the donut: writing about the hardest thing ; Tell us about your world in two hundred words: The short answers ; EMMA'S SHORTIES -- Getting it down on the page and then cleaning it up. Shitty first drafts: the importance of allowing yourself to write badly ; Seeing again: revision means re-vision ; Don't try to hook the reader like a trout: the opening lines ; PEYTON'S ANKLE ; Danger! Some moves not to make ; Semicolons are like loaded guns: mechanics matter ; My little bag of writing tricks: some tips -- Conclusion: getting it done
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ocn965617463
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
169 pages
Isbn
9780226383750
Lccn
2016053327
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • BK0020095433
  • (OCoLC)965617463
Label
Write your way in : crafting an unforgettable college admissions essay, Rachel Toor
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the quest for the special secret sauce -- What you need to know before you start writing. Steal, steal, steal: learning to read like a writer ; Craft your "I": thinking of yourself as a character ; Sex, drugs, and Palestinian statehood: finding a topic ; AMANDA + JIM ; Aboutness: an essay is often about something other than what it's about ; ADAM FINDS HIS PIRATES ; The hole in the donut: writing about the hardest thing ; Tell us about your world in two hundred words: The short answers ; EMMA'S SHORTIES -- Getting it down on the page and then cleaning it up. Shitty first drafts: the importance of allowing yourself to write badly ; Seeing again: revision means re-vision ; Don't try to hook the reader like a trout: the opening lines ; PEYTON'S ANKLE ; Danger! Some moves not to make ; Semicolons are like loaded guns: mechanics matter ; My little bag of writing tricks: some tips -- Conclusion: getting it done
Control code
ocn965617463
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
169 pages
Isbn
9780226383750
Lccn
2016053327
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • BK0020095433
  • (OCoLC)965617463

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