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50 Successful Harvard Application Essays What Worked for Them Can Help You Get into the College of Your Choice

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ISBN-10: 0312624387

ISBN-13: 9780312624385

Edition: 3rd 2010 (Revised)

Authors: Harvard Crimson Staff, Staff of the Harvard Crimson

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With diverse and talented applicants coming from the top high schools in the country, all students are feeling the pressure to craft application essays that are clear, passionate, and, above all else, persuasive. No easy task. To help, this completely new edition of 50 Successful Harvard Application Essays, 3 rd Edition showcases the exact approaches, both conventional and creative, that won over admissions officers at Harvard University, the nation's top ranked college. From chronicling personal achievements to detailing unique talents, the variety of topics covered with these essays opens applicants up to new possibilities and techniques for effectively telling their stories. Each essay was used by a Harvard student and is followed with an analysis by the staff of The Harvard Crimson. The essay is taken apart highlighting its strengths, weakness, and approaches to show readers how they can write their own high-caliber essay. The tested strategies and straightforward advice in 50 Successful Harvard Application Essays make it the first stop for applicants who are looking for the insider's knowledge needed to get accepted to the school of their dreams.
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 7/6/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction: The Admissions Essay
The Survivor: Overcoming Challenges and Adversity
�You Speak Too Fast�
�Its Name Was Wheelie…�
�Stage Fright�
�Overcoming the Fear of Failure�
�My Life�
�New Kind of Magic�
�The Freedom to Be Different�
�The Brooke Run�
�In a Pickle�
�Untitled�
�The Sensitive Itinerant: Changes, Repercussions, and Dealing with It�
One Among Many: Presenting A Unique Applicant
�Simple Sentences�
�Endless Forms Most Beautiful�
�The Space Between the Notes�
�Transnationalism Made Flesh�
�Harvard Supplement Essay�
�Journeys from the Dress-Up Box�
�When I Was Ten�
�Bus Window Revelations�
�Crossing the Rubicon? Child's Play�
�Creativity, Family, and Toilet Paper: A Journey�
�The Circle Game�
�Concerto in C Minor�
�Ziggurat�
�Toddler Couture�
�Still Life�
�Untitled�
�College Essay�
�Headlines, Herodotus…and Full-Field Sprints�
Storyteller: Experiences that Illuminate Character
�I've Grown Out of It�
�The Little Things�
�Charlie�
�Music in the Basement�
�There Were No Tears�
�Coming Home�
�A Beach Game�
�Beauty in a Potbelly�
Through Their Eyes: Finding Yourself in Others
�Elephant Daddy�
�Running with Four Feet�
�Fruitful Collisions�
�Drops�
�Minga�
�The Journey�
�Gli Strati della Storia (The Layers of History)�
�Untitled�
�Mother�
�Delve!�
�A Ride Through the Field�
�Untitled�
�My Mother�