Enjoy 2020 without limits!
Add this book to bookshelf
Grey
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey
Read online the first chapters of this book!
All characters reduced
Application Essays - A+ Guides to Writing #12 - cover

Application Essays - A+ Guides to Writing #12

Alison Plus

Publisher: Four-Ply Publishing

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

Summary

You must write an application essay. This essay might accompany an application to college, graduate school, or professional school. Or it might be part of a job application or a request for a scholarship or other funding. Regardless of the nature of the application, all of these essays are united by a common purpose: you want something, and this essay is part of the formal request made to the person or organization with the power to give it to you. 
Even though you might have seen other application essays, you still might not know how to compose yours. Maybe you have never written an essay like this before, so you are unsure about how it differs from other kinds of essays. Maybe you have written an essay like this in the past, but you were unhappy with the product or the result and you want to improve your chances this time. Maybe, no matter your skills and experiences, you are just looking for extra help so that this kind of essay will be easier to complete. 
Few of us have been taught how to write this type of essay. Is it casual or academic? Is it supported with research? How much should you reveal about yourself? These and many more questions can make it tricky to even know where to begin. And it is very likely that you might not have anyone to help you with this. Because application essays are extra-curricular, even if you are a current student with access to writing instructors, your application essay will not be part of that syllabus. The writing expert teaching your class might not be available to instruct you in this type of writing in their time off. 
This booklet can help you by showing you the complete process of writing an application essay for a scholarship, academic program, or employment opportunity. This practical, systematic method will start with a basic discussion of the purpose of application essays and end with a final proofreading. In between that first and last step, you will learn how to write each section of an application essay, piece by piece. These sectional breakdowns show you exactly what to include in different places within the essay. You will no longer need to guess what to write and where to write it. By using the breakdown, the various pieces of the document will work together to create a coherent and complete whole.

Other books that might interest you

  • Speaking like a Spanish Cow: Cultural Errors in Translation - cover

    Speaking like a Spanish Cow:...

    Clíona Ní Ríordáin, Stephanie...

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    What is a cultural error? What causes it? What are the consequences of such an error?
    
    This volume enables the reader to identify cultural errors and to understand how they are produced. Sometimes they come about because of the gap between the source culture and the target culture, on other occasions they are the result of the cultural inadequacies of the translator, or perhaps the ambiguity arises because of errors in the reception of the translated text. The meta-translational problem of the cultural error is explored in great detail in this book. The authors address the fundamental theoretical issues that underpin the term. The essays examine a variety of topics ranging from the deliberate political manipulation of cultural sources in Russia to the colonial translations at the heart of Edward FitzGerald’s famous translation The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Adopting a resolutely transdisciplinary approach, the seventeen contributors to this volume come from a variety of academic backgrounds in music, art, literature, and linguistics. They provide an innovative reading of a key term in translation studies today.
    Show book
  • Just One Page - A New and Easy Approach to English - cover

    Just One Page - A New and Easy...

    Lydia Lake, Jim Lake

    • 0
    • 3
    • 0
    JUST ONE PAGE !!! !!! !!!
     
    The key idea of this handbook is to introduce an innovative, practical and visual presentation of the English Language Tense system on one page only. This unique and distinctive grammar presentation on a vector line demonstrates all the major tense systems on the basis of a step-by-step approach, depending on the study level. Starting from the Elementary level, continued by the Pre-Intermediate level and finally, the Intermediate level – JUST ONE PAGE is divided into three levels and for each specific section, practical tips, instructions and guidelines are provided. No necessity to sit and read for several hours hundreds of pages of academic grammar theory. 
     
    The JUST ONE PAGE grammar system presents the most significant features of each tense, thus, 22 tenses in English Language grammar are depicted on a single page. It enables a learner to obtain the key knowledge quickly, based on understanding a tense practical application using “signal words” (which are called “time adverbs” in grammar books), rather than pure academic theory memorising and, finally, learn correct application of the Tense system in language practice. This systematic approach has proved to be effective and attractive for over 25 years and has helped numerous students to learn English grammar quickly, effectively and easily.
    Show book
  • How To Write An Article In 15 Minutes Or Less - Including Research Proof Reading And Editing - cover

    How To Write An Article In 15...

    Ruth Barringham

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Want to live the writer's life, working from home, writing short articles? 
    Is this even possible? 
    Not only is it possible (I know because I've done it), but I'm going to show you how you can write an article in 15 minutes or less, write every article in 7 different ways AND 10 ways you can make money writing articles. 
    And all in 15 minutes or less using my 15 Minute Article Writing System. 
    Using this system of writing articles not only makes it quick and easy but guides you through how to rewrite the same article in 7 different ways, which makes writing articles seem almost effortless. 
    Plus there are so many ways you can earn money from every article you write. 
    And if all that's not enough, you'll also discover that an article isn't just an article. You can repurpose them for other uses too. 
    This book is packed with my years of knowledge of how you can write articles in 15 minutes or less, and earn money from them all.
    Show book
  • Analytic Philosophy - cover

    Analytic Philosophy

    John-Michael Kuczynski

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Philosophy is the science of the science and therefore the analysis of the assumptions underlying empirical inquiry. Given that these assumptions cannot possibly be examined or even identified on the basis of empirical data, it follows that philosophy is a non-empirical discipline. And given that our linguistic and cultural practices cannot possibly be examined or even identified except on the basis of empirical data, it follows that philosophical questions are not linguistic questions and do not otherwise concern our conventions or our cultural practices. This entails that philosophical truths are not tautologous or otherwise trivial. It also entails that empiricism is false and, therefore, that Platonism is correct. Given a clear understanding of why Platonism is correct and of what this implies, a number of shibboleths of contemporary analytic philosophy are speedily demolished and are no less speedily replaced with independently corroborated and intuitively plausible alternatives. New answers are given to age-old questions concerning scientific explanation, causal and logical dependence, linguistic meaning, personal identity, the structure of the psyche, and the nature of personal responsibility. Existing answers to these question are thoroughly considered and duly extended, modified, or replaced. Every technical term is defined; every philosophy-specific concept is explained; and the positions defended are consistent with commonsense, so far as their being consistent with the relevant data allows them to be. Therefore, this book is intelligible to philosophically minded laymen. At the same time, it is appropriate for advanced scholars, given that it defends original viewpoints and given also that, even though it discusses old viewpoints, it does so in new ways. Because it is clearly written, it is intelligible to neophytes; but it is not an introductory text and it is not a textbook. There are two appendices: the first, a thorough exposition of the rudiments of formal logic, along with the conceptual underpinnings of that discipline; the second, a definition and analytic discussion of each technical term that occurs in the text.
    Show book
  • Hitler's Escape to Argentina - cover

    Hitler's Escape to Argentina

    David Mead

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Writing a really solid treatment is rarely taught in standard writing courses.  I cover all of the main bases in this book, and I also provide what few other books do—an actual example of a high concept treatment.  It's like viewing a chess game after-the-fact.  You can learn from the format, the content, the plot points, the description and the story line.  Read it not once but several times and you'll learn the form and more importantly, you'll intuitively know what to write about—how to choose a topic—and how to present it.A newly hired Bureau (FBI) man is sitting at his Los Angeles desk - it's 1954.  His name is Gene Hausmann.  He is assigned to this "purely a desk job" type of project. He's to collect all incoming intelligence reports regarding Hitler and his escape to Argentina and then just sit on it - classify it so that it never comes out in the open. He is to be "inactive."But on his own initiative he becomes active, and finds out it is true. When he retires, he tells his son, Frank, the story and the details, and Frank later joins the Bureau himself.  His father left him a mandate—to always follow the truth wherever it leads. He does just that, and in the end the hunter becomes the hunted—he knows too much.  The Film Treatment can be described in only a few sentences.  During one of his strolls through the Chancellery gardens, Hitler leaves the Bunker area and his double takes his place. What if Hitler escaped Germany and lived out his life in Argentina?
    Show book