Master the craft of the well-written college admissions essay with the Goof-Proof method. Bad habits disappear fast as grammar and spelling skills improve. Complete with dozens of samples and strategies, the Goof-Proof Rules will help you express yourself effectively with clarity, concision, and creativity. Goof-Proof College Admissions Essays includes the following key topics and more: - Organization: from prewriting, outlining, and planning strategies to keeping a journal for ideas - Audience: how to best express yourself while being considerate and mindful of your reader - Language: denotation, connotation, clarity, and concision - Mechanics: review the basics and avoid mistakes in spelling, grammar, punctuation, and capitalization - Revising, editing, and proofreading steps, with models from actual student essays - Information on electronic or mail-in submission form - The keys to the Common Application essay questions as well as advisement on any essay topic your prospective college sends your wayRULE #1: Find Your Voice: Journaling Your personal statement should be written in your own voice. ac GOOF-PROOF IT! ac You will hear it everywhere you look for college essay writing advice: Write your personal statement in your own voice.
|Title||:||Goof-Proof College Admissions Essays|
|Author||:||Lauren B. Starkey|
|Publisher||:||Learning Express Llc - 2003|