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Fiske real college essays that work

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The #1 book on college admissions essays, completely updated and revised

From the most trusted name in college admissions, Fiske Real College Essays That Work is the first application essay book designed for those who need it most: bright students who aren't natural writers.

College experts Edward Fiske and Bruce Hammond offer readers the best, most student-tailored advice on how to choose their topic and write their essay. Students can learn by example with more than 100 real sample essays, chosen from all degrees of writing proficiency, including 20 brand-new essays from students who got into the most up-and-coming, in-demand schools. Examples are also given to show how an essay is edited from initial to final draft.

Fiske and Hammond give students an all-inclusive guide to writing an application essay that will open the door to the college of their dreams.

"An excellent purchase for libraries..." School Library Journal

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Top College Essays That Show You What Works

1. Take the stress out of writing your essays!

Every fall, thousands of aspiring students just like you spend hours staring at a computer screen, searching for a clever opening line or life-changing experience. It doesn't have to be that hard—we'll help you push past writer's block and find a topic that works for you!

2. Let your personality shine through!

A good essay does not need to be a literary masterpiece or a scholarly treatise worthy of James Joyce. The best essays come from high school students just being themselves. We'll teach you how to showcase yourself—and all the depth, with, charm, and quirkiness you bring to your daily life.

3. Submit an essay that will get you in!

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.

Real essays on these topics and more:

  • Athletics
  • The Arts
  • Racial and Cultural Differences
  • Humor
  • Family
  • Personal Growth
  • Travel
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