The Complete Guide to Writing Effective College Applications & Essays for Admission and Scholarships

The Complete Guide to Writing Effective College Applications & Essays for Admission and Scholarships

Step-by-step Instructions With Companion CD-ROM

Book - 2010
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This book/CD-ROM guide for students begins with preliminary information on choosing a college, preparing for college, and standardized tests, then gives advice on writing the application essay, breaking the process down into manageable steps. It offers tips on what admissions committees are looking for in essays, scholarships, and personal statements. The book also provides information on transcripts, the college application interview, avoiding scholarship and aid scams, and loan consolidation pitfalls. Real-life cases of students are included, along with a list of scholarship web sites and a glossary. The CD-ROM contains sample essays, and examples of the essay questions used by specific colleges, plus brainstorming exercises and sample applications. Hahn and Loew are freelance writers. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Ocala, Fla. : Atlantic Pub. Group, c2010
ISBN: 9781601382214
1601382219
Characteristics: 288 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Additional Contributors: Loew, Colleen M. 1973-

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