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  • Published: 15 July 2017
  • ISBN: 9780399578694
  • Imprint: Ten Speed Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $24.99
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Conquering The College Admissions Essay In 10 Steps, Third Edition


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The definitive guide to writing an amazing essay and mastering the college applications process.

Writing a memorable personal statement can seem like an overwhelming project for a young college applicant, but college essay coach Alan Gelb's organized and encouraging step-by-step instructions take the intimidation out of the process, enabling applicants to craft a meaningful and polished college admissions essay. Gelb teaches students to identify an engaging topic and use creative writing techniques to compose a vivid statement that will reflect their individuality. A consistent top-seller in the college prep category, Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Easy Steps has been revised to include extra information on supplemental and waitlist essays. This much-needed handbook will help applicants win over the admissions dean, while preparing them to write better papers once they've been accepted.

  • Pub date: 15 July 2017
  • ISBN: 9780399578694
  • Imprint: Ten Speed Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $24.99

About the Author

Alan Gelb

ALAN GELB is a college essay coach and professional writer whose clients include colleges and universities across the country. He is the author of The Complete Student, A Survival Guide for Professionals, Most Likely to Succeed, and more. Alan lives with his family in East Chatham, New York.

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Praise for Conquering The College Admissions Essay In 10 Steps, Third Edition

“Praise for the previous editions:  "Indispensable...Gelb provides applicants with much-needed advice as well as the confidence and skills they need to win over the admissions dean." --Sue Wasiolek, dean of students at Duke University "A sane and simple process for crafting a knock-your-socks-off essay...Perfect for high school students facing the most important document they will ever write." --Donald Asher, author of Cool Colleges and Graduate Admissions Essays”


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