College Essays. Do’s and Don’ts. Peterson’s Best College Admission Essays by Mark Alan Stewart & Cynthia C. Muchnick. DO Favorite Teacher Coach Arch-Rival Struggling Student at School Neighbor Distant Relative DON’T Immediate Family Best Friend Dog/Cat.
Do’s and Don’ts
Peterson’s Best College Admission Essays by Mark Alan Stewart & Cynthia C. Muchnick
“Hello, my name is….”
“Please permit me to discuss my…”
“In this essay you will read about…”
“I will discuss…”Opening Sentences
DON’T end your essay with:
(active) The applicant wrote an outstanding essay.
(passive) A less-than-outstanding essay was written by the applicant.