Not sure how to tackle the scariest part of your college application--the personal essays? Get a little inspiration from real-life examples of successful essays that scored! In College Essays that Made a Difference, 5th Edition , you'll find: * 114 real essays written by 90 unique college hopefuls applying to Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, Yale, MIT, and other top schools--along with each applicant's test scores, GPA, demographic information, and where they ultimately got in * A special section with writing tips and the most common grammatical mistakes that students make on their essays * Insider advice from with admissions pros at Amherst College, Cooper Union, Deep Springs College, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Macalester College, University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill, University of Virginia, Yale University, and more This fifth edition includes application essays written by students who enrolled at the following colleges: Amherst College Bard College Barnard College Boston College Brown University Bryn Mawr College California Institute of Technology Claremont McKenna College Cornell University Dartmouth College Duke University Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering Georgetown University Harvard College Massachusetts Institute of Technology Middlebury College New College of Florida New York University Northwestern University Pomona College Princeton University Rice University Smith College Stanford University Swarthmore College University of California--San Diego University of Notre Dame University of Pennsylvania Washington and Lee University Wellesley College Wesleyan University Yale University
College essays that made a difference
New York :, Random House,, c2003-
v. :,ill., ports. ;,23 cm.
At head of title: The Princeton Review.
"Learn by example from ... real essays ..."--Cover.
Latest issue consulted: 5th ed. (2012).
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