After all the thinking and re-thinking, you have finally decided on the college of your choice. Congratulations!! Do you know that you are about to embark upon the most challenging part of your journey to the right college? You are about to start constructing an application essay to the college you have chosen
The application form serves as your personal success statement and conveys your career goals, interests, and the reasons why the program you are applying to would suitably nurture your ambitions. A successfully constructed application form should be able to act as a platform for presenting yourself in the right way to the admissions committee. The form should be an outstanding one in its construction, content, and presentation. If constructed properly, there can be no doubt that your application will outshine the others in its category and will move you a step closer to your goal.
Here are some basic guiding principles to follow that will help you shape the application in the correct and most persuasive manner:
•Early planning and brainstorming: The most important prerequisite for a successful application is planning. Make sure you give yourself enough time to plan early, so that you can effectively brainstorm your approach to applying to the college(s) you’ve chosen.
•Put it in the correct order: Its imperative that your application is in a solid structure and placed in the correct order with the all the information requested by the admissions department. Collect and gather all the information you need to complete this successfully
•Creative Presentation: Be creative! Create a presentation that showcases your PASSION, background, interest and career goals.
•Right Choice of Words: Choose your words wisely. Choose key words that focus on your interest level and career goals. It would be a great idea to review the program of study description; so that you can communicate areas within the program that are similar to your background and career goals.
•Be yourself and be original: No other applicant can be a better you, then you! Definitely showcase your personality within your application
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