The motivation for this study is grounded in the following: (1) many colleges and universities employ selective practices in their admissions process and they consider the application essay to be a helpful tool in selecting from among otherwise academically eligible students; (2) applicants consider the essay to be one of the most challenging and unfamiliar aspects of the application; and (3) a multi-million-dollar industry has developed to assist students with college and university applications.In doing so. he attempted to demonstrate to the admissions committee his readiness for the next phase in his life: a college experience that requires an independent, mature applicant. I learned so much not only about myself, but about theanbsp;...
|Title||:||The College Application Essay: Just Tell Me what to Write and I'll Write it|
|Author||:||Kedra Beth Ishop|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|