Mastering the College Application Essay: The Art of Wrting to Discover (Paperback)

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Gloria Chun has written an artful book that applies insights from the best personal essays, behavioral neuroscience, and motivational science to the art of crafting the college application essay. -Gina Snyder, MA, MEd, Career Counselor at St. Mary's College. Mastering the College Application Essay guides you in writing a personal essay that will stand out from the rest. Gloria Chun challenges you to transform the college application essay into an exploration of who you are. Her deceptively simple prose leads you on a journey to self-discovery through writing. -Joyce Park, MEd from Teacher's College at Columbia University, Writing Instructor. I learned that good writing is about being honest. I was pleasantly surprised to learn that colleges are not looking for proof of achievements as much as insight into what makes us tick. -Alyssa Gee, UCLA class of 2017.

About the Author

Gloria Chun, after receiving her PhD from the University of California at Berkeley, taught at The Language and Thinking Institute, Bard College, Princeton University, and Columbia University. She received her B.A. from Cornell University and her Certificate of College and Career Counseling from the UC Berkeley Extension, and is the founding director of Top Choice College Admissions Counseling ( Her publications include Of Orphans and Warriors (Rutgers University Press, 2000) as well as pieces in Confluence, Birdseyereview, Blue Unicorn, Crab Creek Review, and The Berkeleyan.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781478723752
ISBN-10: 1478723750
Publisher: Outskirts Press
Publication Date: November 10th, 2013
Pages: 122
Language: English