Honesty, humor, talking the way you talk, showing the way you think, all help to create voice.
Trying to be proper or trying to impress or trying to be intellectual can be a drag.
However, when the end inevitably arrived, I wasn’t trying to comprehend what dying was; I was trying to understand how I had been able to abandon my sick grandmother in favor of playing with friends and watching TV.
Hurt that my parents had deceived me and resentful of my own oblivion, I committed myself to preventing such blindness from resurfacing.
As Alan Alda said in a commencement address he delivered to his daughter’s graduating college class, the most important things are said on the way out the door.
His last words in that speech were, “I love you.” In the same way, you should end your college essay with something that not only summarizes the most important aspects of you but that is also memorable.
Just as you want to prepare the best answers to your college interview, here are seven tips for writing an engaging essay that will stand out from the rest!
The college essay has to grab the attention of an admission’s reader.
If there are a lot of mistakes in your essay, it can not be pretty. As much as you wish to shine, the shine will be lost if your sentences and thoughts do not string together logically. Reread your essay as though you have no idea what the writer is talking about. Are there transitions between different sections of the essay? “Tell me,” say to them, “exactly what you got from this.” If there is confusion, fix it.
People remember last things first or, at least, best.