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100 Successful College Application Essays: Third Edition

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: LAN028000, STU009000, LAN010000
ISBN: 9781101614235, Related ISBNs: 0451417615, 1101614234, 9780451417619, 9781101614235
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 304,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: 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.
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