We all find it challenging to sit down, focus, and start a task. A lot of us even procrastinate. The best advice on how to start would be to simply start! This may not sound very helpful, but the action itself is extremely powerful if you just try it. There is no magical way to help you start writing your college essay, if you just take a minute and stop stressing over how to start you will actually achieve the first step.
Moving on from your personal statements and other college related essays, the next most important document would be your CV or résumé. Most people don’t know that this document is just as important as your personal statements. It’s a summary about yourself, a snapshot of who you are and your history. It is also the first document the admissions committee looks at, before reading anything else in your admissions package. Continue reading
When applying to any school, whether it’s undergraduate or graduate, you will always be required to submit one or more written documents. The purpose of these documents is to allow the admissions committee to find out more about the students on a personal level. Looking at your test scores, credentials, class rank, and similar data is not enough. There are thousands of students applying from all over the world with a similar application to yours. Therefore, your writing is arguably more important than anything else you submit, as it gives you the chance to express what makes you stand out from the rest of the applicants.