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The college application essay [Rev. ed.]

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Material type
단행본
Personal Author
McGinty, Sarah Myers.
Title Statement
The college application essay / Sarah Myers McGinty.
판사항
[Rev. ed.]
Publication, Distribution, etc
New York, NY :   College Board ,   c2006.  
Physical Medium
xiii, 159 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0874477115 9780874477115
General Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 154) and index.  
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
College applications -- United States. Universities and colleges -- United States -- Admission. Exposition (Rhetoric) Essay -- Authorship.
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Contents information

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
A Note on the New SAT Essay

1. The Essay and Your Application
Where It All Began
How Colleges Read Essays
Making Choices
Your High School Record
Scores
Recommendations
The Interview
The Essay
A Timeline for Applying to College

2. What You Know About Essay Writing
A New but Familiar Assignment
The Challenge of the College Essay
The Structure
The Style
The Subject
The Process
A Timeline for Application Essays and Personal Statements

3. Writing an Essay
What Exactly Is An Essay?
Prewriting
Drafting
Editing
Understanding and Avoiding Plagiarism
Reviewing the Process

4. Writing an Application Essay
Colleges and Their Questions
Short-Answer Questions
The Real Essays
The Questions
Other Essay Problems
Summary
Quick Fixes for the First Paragraph

5. Focusing on You
Contrasting Two Essays
Prewriting: Creating a Self-Outline
Drafting: Converting the Self-Outline into an Essay
The High-Risk Essay
Editing
Making the Essay Yours
Summary
Quick Fixes for Procrastinators

6. Parents and the Process
A Letter to Parents
The Essay
Final Tips
Conclusion
Quick Fixes to Make the Essay Work for Your Child

7. Analzing Twelve Essays
Sample 1
Sample 2
Sample 3
Sample 4
Sample 5
Sample 6
Sample 7
Sample 8
Sample 9
Sample 10
Sample 11
Sample 12
A Final Word
Final Tipsd

Suggested Reading
Index


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