Fall is the time for high school seniors to begin college applications. For many the college essay can seem daunting. What should I write about? How will I make my essay interesting to an admissions committee? Where do I begin? You actually have many remarkable stories to tell that will set you apart from other applicants. Let’s take a look at how you can thoughtfully approach this task.
What is the purpose of the college essay?
The essay is a way for the admissions committee to see who you are beyond the basics of your application file. Your transcript, application form, letters of recommendation and resume give an overview of your hard work, interests and academic record. Your essay allows you to individualize your application by telling a personal story about what is important to you. The essay also shows the committee how well you write. Can you structure a meaningful essay that interests the reader, conveys a unique message and flows well?
What should I write about?
The college essay is a personal narrative. This essay should be all about YOU! Take some time for self-reflection. What is important to you? What are your values? What do you want the admissions committee to know about you that isn’t already reflected in your application?
• Have you faced a challenge in your life that you overcame, e.g., demanding academics, health concerns, learning disabilities, family or financial struggles?
• Do you have a story to tell about your family traditions, cultural or ethnic background?
• Have you experienced a life-changing event that stretched your thinking and changed your perspectives?
Answer / gayathri
Gd mrng madam/sir.iam gayathri,iam from potti sreeramulu coll. of engineering,it is in vijayawada.,iam from c.s.e ,i chose computers ,because i like and Iam fond of computers,after the completion of my intermediate ,based on the eamcet rank,i got seat in the vijaya womens college,but my father saw the college, and he didn't like the college and based on my relatives opinion he joined me in pscmr,
.,as the college was a litle far from house.,i went to college by bus. the 1st day i entered into college with a lot of enthuasium,interest.it was a great experience for me, the college was good. ,i had a lot of fun and good frnds,i had felt the good times and bad times too..,my family and my frnds suppported me and encoraged me a lot at difficult times/hard times.
i had learned a lot of things about life apart from studies., i met different people with different kinds of behavior,i behaved with all with frndly nature,i got 5 frnds..,in the first 2 yrs i faced some problems,but totally i enjoyed a lot, at the lab times too, i entered into the labs with a lot of curiosity ,and i had a lot of fun with my frnds ,we cracked jokes on others, we chitchat with each other.,we studied and prepared well at the time of exams only,
and i have stage fear ,and a bit nervousness while giving seminars,bt now i had improved a lot along with my communication skills,my frnds and teachers encouraged me a lot while giving seminars,.thats all about my college.,thanking u for giving this golden oppurtunity,