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Writing the College/Career Essay. With Mrs. Hatch. Essay Points. Examples. Assignment. College/ Career Essay. If you plan to go to college, choose an essay topic from the college of your choice. Frostburg State has several topic choices.

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Writing the College/Career Essay

With Mrs. Hatch

Essay Points

Examples

Assignment


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College/ Career Essay

  • If you plan to go to college, choose an essay topic from the college of your choice. Frostburg State has several topic choices.

  • If you plan to go into a career/military, feature the aspects of your character that you would like an employer to know.


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College Admissions Essay Points

  • Colleges want to see how well you write

  • Admissions committees want to see YOU.

  • Write about yourself as clearly, interestingly, and honestly as you can.

  • Don’t write in cliches.

  • Have a tight focus.

  • Appeal to senses


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College Admissions Essay Points

  • A good essay always shows instead of tells.

  • To show means to provide an assortment for the eyes, ears, and depending on the essay, the mouth, nose, and skin.

  • Sample essays: The Bad, The Good, The Risky.


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  • The Bad

  • The Good

  • The Risky


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My previous student essays

  • Dornechia’s On-line sample

  • Michael’s Sun Imagery

  • Chris’ musical essay


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Career Essay

  • Any of the topics listed on the college essays could be amended or used as is to let your prospective employer get a picture of you.

  • Use same ideas and guidelines, but focus on your future career dreams and goals


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When is rough draft due?

  • Next class meeting

  • Your college/career packet will include:

    • Resume 40%

    • College/Career Essay 40%

    • List of references and one recommendation letter 10%


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Have a great day and successful writing session!


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