Thousands of students pass out of college every year. The number of applications that reach college administration are also increasing every year. It’s a tough task for the college authorities to pick the best application. Apart from getting good scores it is also important to submit a well written application. Students needs to realize the importance of writing an application to college. Let’s look on some important guidelines on things you should avoid while writing an application to college.
It’s good to start with a good quote. Prefer the quotes of people who inspires you to do great things. Start describing about yourself. Try to use short and simple sentences. Give a brief about your schooling and then academic record of high school. Name the schools and the percentage and do mention the high percentage of your subjects.
It’s important to be a part of sports and volunteer work besides a good academic record. Place all the work you have volunteered. Helping people is super impressive and gives a positive impact. You can also mention your personal trips, community service projects. You should mention your interest in sports and achievements. Always choose a unique way to express your achievements to make an impact. If you also have special talent do mention it. Though you are not a best player do exaggerate yourself. Don’t overly provide personal information in the essay. Avoid too much detail of your illness, disability. Do not provide any illegal or immoral actions. Do not try to put something fictional. It’s good to be confident but do not praise yourself to the skies. Just mention the goals you have achieved but do not drag the topic. Try not to bore the admission office as they are already fed up reading all the essays. It’s good to document how other people do things differently and how you react to it. Concentrate on the work of art that you are deeply moved. Show them that you are up to take challenges and open to new ideas.
Don’t be afraid to talk about something true though it doesn’t involve any trophy. Do not try to write anything that you don’t know intimately. Mention the lessons you have learnt while trying to succeed. Ask yourself the points that you write. You should present your trust in your essay. It’s good to gather information about the college that you are applying. No one succeeds in their first attempt. It’s on your part to explain your failure in a convincing way.
Gather information about the college and let the authorities know that how much the college mean to you. Let the authorities know that you have a lot of knowledge about the college and the course you want to take. Try to impress them with the interesting facts and the achievements about the college and you are much aware of all of them. Do check for the typos in the essay and take care of grammar.
The essay should be a brief of yourself and your academic record. The main aim of the essay is to not only to know about academic but also your personality, character, talent and skills. Avoid incorrectly used punctuation.