Writing well is hard work and there are no shortcuts to becoming a wordsmith overnight. No matter your medium, writing is a learned skill that doesn’t come naturally to everyone. In the current scenario, your online presence also needs considerable writing skills, from tweets to texts to your daily school or college assignments. Most of the daily communication requires written words. You may not believe it but on average, you may write enough words to make a novel in a week.
Good writing emerges from thinking skills and is vital, especially when you are applying for a college. Why?
1. Set Yourself Apart
Universities receive a sea of applications. Your Statement of Purpose or your college essay or that academic statement – will set you apart from the many others who have applied for the same. It is that one chance that you get to express and portray yourself originally, creatively, and is often a deal-breaker. Moreover, with essay prompts such as – If you could put a message in a bottle, what would it say? Or Why are odd numbers odd? – admission heads want to know how you think and how that thinking has been shaped up over the years.
2. Connecting Your Past, Present, and Future
Applications and essays to individual colleges or universities have to be written differently. Noting down your skill sets or your achievements is not enough. The essay has to be about you as a persona and the kind of life you have lived. It is important to have a cohesive connection in all aspects of your life.
3. Create a Qualitative Assessment Tool
Be selective of your words and how you portray yourself in that essay, that might be the ticket to your college admission. Amid grabbing the highest marks, competitive scores, and other quantitative aspects of your application – your college essay prompt is indeed the only place where you can say what you want to say and impress upon universities – Why me? Why do I want to do this program or study at your university?
Hope you understand that it’s more than just grammar and vocabulary. College essays, in particular, are more like a pen picture of your personality. So how do you go about curating this most important part of your college application?
The answer is the highly impactful, uniquely designed Writing Enhancement Program (WEP). It will make your writing impactful and relevant. It will help you create an endearing story about your achievements, dreams, aspirations and experiences. Read the 5 things that WEP will teach me that no creative writing program can.
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