50 Successful Stanford Application Essays: Write Your Way Into the College of Your Choice
ISBN: 1617601330
EAN13: 9781617601330
Language: English
Pages: 208
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
Helping applicants navigate the intricate yet vitally important essay process at elite schools such as Stanford -- a university that enrolls students from all 50 states and 52 countries and has an admission rate less than five percent -- this go-to guide helps prospective students see for themselves what it takes to be admitted to selective programs at colleges nationwide. Along with the 50 essay examples that give a detailed analysis of the strengths and even weaknesses of each essay, there are tips from college admission officers and successful applicants and a description of the 25 essay mistakes that guarantee failure. For highly judicious colleges, the essay is one of the most important factors in whether students are admitted or rejected, yet this resource, from a pair of award-winning authors and college application gurus, will help readers temper their fears and inspire their writing.
Editor Reviews
From the front Cover For every student accepted at Stanford, 14 others will be rejected. How do you make sure you are the one to be accepted? While many applicants have similar grades, test scores and class schedules, the essay is your best chance to stand out and show Stanford why you deserve to be accepted. The essay is also something you can dramatically improve on with some knowledge and guidance. This book will help you to craft that winning essay. You will learn: How to select the best topics to reveal the genuine you What Stanford admissions officers want to see in your essay The 25 mistakes that you must avoid Insider tips from Stanford students on how to write a successful essay PLUS, you will read more than 50 essays written by successful Stanford applicants. Each essay includes a complete analysis so you will learn what worked and why.