You’ve taken the tests, asked for the tips, finished the app that is common now it is finally time and energy to refocus on which you’ve been postponing: the essay.
Many students spend times, often weeks, perfecting their individual statements, admissions officers just invest around three to 5 minutes really reading them, based on Jim Rawlins, director of admissions during the University of Oregon.
Senior school seniors are up against the process of summarizing the very last 17 years into 600 terms, all while showcasing their “unique” personality against tens of thousands of other candidates.
“It’s difficult to get a balance between sounding professional and smart without needing all those long words,” claims Lily Klass, a senior at Milford highschool in Milford, Mass. Continue reading “9 essay writing tips to ‘wow’ university admissions officers”