Fiske Real College Essays that Work by Bruce G. Hammond

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From the most trusted name in college admission resources comes the first application?essay book designed for those who need it most?bright students who aren't natural writers. By providing more than 100 real sample essays, college experts Edward Fiske and Bruce Hammond give students an all?inclusive guide to writing an application essay that will open the door to the college of their choice. Includes samples written with all degrees of proficiency and describes how to edit an essay, from initial draft to final submission.


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Edward B. Fiske served for 17 years as education editor of the New York Times, where he realized that college-bound students and their families needed better information on which to base their educational choices. He is also the author of the Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College. He lives in Durham, North Carolina. Bruce G. Hammond counsels thousands of parents of college-bound students each year as the school and college expert at Parent Soup, part of the online community of, which attracts more than five million different visitors per month. He has been the editor-in-chief of The Insider's Guide to the Colleges, managing editor of "The Fiske Guide to Colleges," and co-author of "The Fiske Guide to Getting into the Right College," He is currently a college counselor at an independent school in Alburquerque, New Mexico, where he lives.
Published July 1, 2011 by Sourcebooks. 353 pages
Genres: Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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