Category: Admissions Essays

Cover Letters: 3 Lessons from Sales

on April 6, 2015 by Proofreading Pal in Admissions Essays
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In my first column, I talked about the contents of your cover letter: what to include and exclude. This time, let’s talk about the principle underpinning your submissions package, cover letter, and résumé alike: salesmanship. Sales is a traditional profession in my family, and I spent many years in the game myself. Perhaps that’s why […]

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Fast Proofreading Services for Rush Projects

on December 21, 2013 by Brian Kaldenberg in Admissions Essays
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What to Say and How to Say It

on November 9, 2011 by Mike in Admissions Essays
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So what should you say in your admissions essay and how should you say it? Read this blog post to find out.

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How to Make One Essay Work for Most Prompts

on October 23, 2011 by Mike in Admissions Essays
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As we said last time, the University of Chicago is a unique institution and perhaps the leader in the ponderous college essay prompt competition. The university actually contacts newly admitted and current college students and asks them to submit essay topics. “We think of [college essays] as an opportunity for students to tell us about themselves, their tastes, and their ambitions,” Chicago’s admissions officers say. “The [essays] can be approached with utter seriousness, complete fancy, or something in between.” Here are a few examples of the essay topics Chicago has offered its applicants in recent years:

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How to Address the Prompt and Still Tell Your Story

on October 5, 2011 by Mike in Admissions Essays
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No, you can't ignore the prompt. If the folks on the admissions committee wanted you to write on anything you wished, they would have told you so. And many do exactly that. But those who go to the trouble of providing a specific prompt want you to deal with it. How you do that? Glad you asked.

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So How Do You Impress that Admissions Committee?

on October 5, 2011 by Mike in Admissions Essays
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If it's October, it's the World Series, it's Halloween, and it's college application admissions time. Learn how to impress the admissions committee.

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