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100 Successful College Application Essays (Second Edition)

100 Successful College Application Essays (Second Edition)

  • Author: The Harvard Independent
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1101099380
  • Category: Study Aids
  • Page: 304
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The largest collection of successful college application essays available in one volume. These are the essays that helped their authors gain admission to Harvard, Yale, Brown, Columbia, Wellesley, Colby, and other outstanding schools—followed by invaluable comments by experts in admissions, placement, and college counseling at some of the best learning institutions around the country. This helpful guide includes: 100 complete essays with professional commentary Examples of essays on common topics (family background, athletics, work experience), as well as the more offbeat Essays on the immigrant experience by foreign-born students A section of drawing and cartoon essays Insider advice from a Princeton dean of admissions A “What Not to Do” chapter from a top college counselor And more Compiled by members from The Harvard Independent, the weekly newsmagazine of Harvard University, this is an invaluable resource for students who want to write the best possible essay—and improve their chances of admission to the best possible school.

100 Successful College Application Essays

100 Successful College Application Essays

Third Edition

  • Author: The Harvard Independent
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1101614234
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 304
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The Largest Collection of Successful College Application Essays Available in One Volume These are the essays that helped their authors gain admission to Harvard, Yale, Brown, Columbia, Wellesley, Pomona, and other outstanding schools—followed by invaluable comments by experts in admissions, placement, and college counseling at some of the best learning institutions around the country. This helpful guide includes: 100 complete essays with professional commentary Examples of essays on common topics (family background, athletics, work experience), as well as the more offbeat Essays on the immigrant experience by foreign-born students A section of drawing and cartoon essays Insider advice from a Princeton Dean of Admission And more Compiled by members of The Harvard Independent, the weekly newsmagazine of Harvard University, this revised and updated edition is an invaluable resource for students who want to write the best possible essay—and improve their chances of admission to the best possible school.

Conning Harvard

Conning Harvard

The True Story of the Con Artist Who Faked His Way into the Ivy League

  • Author: Julie Zauzmer,Xi Yu
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • ISBN: 0762787430
  • Category: True Crime
  • Page: 240
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The inside story of the serial scammer who forged his way into the nation's most prestigious university.

50 Successful Harvard Application Essays

50 Successful Harvard Application Essays

What Worked for Them Can Help You Get into the College of Your Choice

  • Author: Staff of the Harvard Crimson
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
  • ISBN: 9781429907088
  • Category: Study Aids
  • Page: 224
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Where to Begin? With an ever-growing pool of talented and diverse college applicants coming from the top high schools in the country and beyond, students everywhere are feeling the pressure to craft application essays that are clear, passionate, and, above all else, persuasive. No easy task. Examples that Inspire To help, this completely new edition of 50 Successful Harvard Application Essays showcases the exact approaches, both conventional and creative, that won over admissions officers at Harvard University, the nation's top-ranked college. From chronicling personal achievements to detailing unique talents, the variety of topics covered within these essays opens applicants up to new possibilities and showcases the best techniques to help them tell their stories most effectively. Each essay in this collection was used by a Harvard student and is followed by analysis by the staff of The Harvard Crimson, where the essay is taken apart and its strengths and weakness are detailed to show readers how they can write their own winning essay. Strategies that Succeed 50 Successful Harvard Application Essays' tested approaches and straightforward advice make it the best resource for applicants who are looking for the insider's knowledge to get accepted to the school of their dreams.

Write Better Essays in Just 20 Minutes a Day

Write Better Essays in Just 20 Minutes a Day

  • Author: Elizabeth L. Chesla
  • Publisher: Learning Express Llc
  • ISBN: 9781576853092
  • Category: Study Aids
  • Page: 191
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With this self-study book, you practice each new skill as you learn it. You'll find model answers and helpful explanations for all kinds of practice essays, so you'll know you are on the right track. - Find out what evaluators really want to know when they ask you to analyze, classify, evaluate, identify, or illustrate something in an essay exam. - See actual college application essay questions from a variety of universities and real-life essay questions from recent essay exams. - Explore ways to find out what works and what doesn't work as you revise your essay.

College Choice & Admissions

College Choice & Admissions

The Best Resources to Help You Get in

  • Author: Resource Pathways, Inc
  • Publisher: Resource Pathways
  • ISBN: 9780965342445
  • Category: College choice
  • Page: 346
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Fat Envelope Frenzy

Fat Envelope Frenzy

One Year, Five Promising Students, and the Pursuit of the Ivy League Prize

  • Author: Joie Jager-Hyman
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 231
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Follows the efforts of five students to enter Harvard University, revealing the intricate and competitive nature of the college admissions process and the roles played in it by class, race, and personal choice.

Career Information Center: Health

Career Information Center: Health

  • Author: Mary Rose Bonk,Jennifer Greve
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780028660547
  • Category: Agricultural industries
  • Page: N.A
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Provides information for job seekers on various career areas. Each profile includes a job summary chart, a job description, and up-to-date salary information.

Where Do I Go from Here?

Where Do I Go from Here?

  • Author: Esther Drill,Heather McDonald,Rebecca Odes
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA
  • ISBN: 9780142002148
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Page: 185
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Offers an entertaining and practical look at life after high school in a guide that discusses different types of opportunities and experiences available to young women, from college and volunteering to taking a year off from school and working, including a host of personal anecdotes, as well as summaries of campus life for everything from community colleges to the Ivy League. Original. 40,000 first printing.