College Application Essay Tip #8: Write actively


College Application Essay Tip #8: Write actively

Tip 8. Use active writing: avoid passive sentences and incorporate power verbs. Show when possible; tell when summarizing.

See the article about Dr. Joseph and her advice about college essays in The New York Times. http://thechoice.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/09/23/nacac-essa/?pagemode=print

 


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Dr. Rebecca Joseph is the developer of this unique integrated website and mobile application that provides all college application requirements for more than 750 major universities in the US and Canada. She has a PhD from UCLA and is a national expert on writing powerful college application essays.

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