On writing the college application essay

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Barnes & Noble Books,
Pub. Date:
[1987]
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1st ed.
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English
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What does an admissions officer look for in a college application essay?

You. Its that simple. Theres no formula, no trick, no strategy, says Harry Bauld, a former Ivy League admissions officer. But with acceptance rates at all-time lows, just being yourself in an essay means understanding your readers and the unique form in which you are writing. In this fully revised and updated edition of the classic guide to writing the best essay of your life, Bauld reveals the big cliches (The Trip, The Jock, Miss America, Pet Death) and helps you discover ways to come alive on the page as a real person instead of applicant number 13,791.

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