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Fiske real college essays that work / Edward B. Fiske & Bruce G. Hammond.

Fiske, Edward B. (Author). Hammond, Bruce G. (Added Author).

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West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 378.1616 FIS (Text) 31951004019524 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 378.161 FISKE (Text) 33946003249856 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781402295768
  • ISBN: 1402295766
  • Physical Description: vii, 352 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Fourth edition.
  • Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, [2014]

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Formatted Contents Note: Part 1 Writing a Great Essay. 1. What makes a great essay? ; Rescue from writer's block ; Crafting a narrative -- Part 2 Real College Essays That Work. 33. Academics ; Science and science fiction ; Hobby or interest ; Athletics ; The arts ; Camp counseling and community service ; Racial or cultural differences ; Politics and religion ; A significant experience ; Humor ; Family and relationships ; A moral dilemma ; Personal growth ; Travel ; Why I love First Choice U -- Appendix: The search for an opening line.
Summary, etc.: College admissions experts Edward B. Fiske and Bruce G. Hammond give you all the advice you need for an essay that will open the door to the college of your choice. You'll find effective examples from real applicants -- of all skill levels -- and learn how to successfully bring your essay from initial draft to final submission!
Subject: College applications > United States > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Universities and colleges > United States > Admission > Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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