Now is the time to market yourself to the best of your ability.
Your college essay gives our admissions officers an insight into what makes you unique beyond your high school grades, test scores and extracurriculars.
(from the book, Heavenly Essays) If you believe 10 or 20 or 100 students could write your exact essay, then it’s time to rethink your topic. Here are some overused topics that essay readers have seen many (many) times: Think about what you would say in three to five minutes to a total stranger to impress or inform them about your terrific qualities or unusual experiences.
If you recall show and tell at school, your essay should follow the same principle. With essays, you need to draw the reader out beyond the straight text and use words that trigger imagery and the senses.
Don’t repeat what you’ve already supplied in your application—grades, test scores, etc.
Your essay serves to fill in the blanks beyond what you have supplied.However, no text-lingo, such as “lol” “ttyl” “kk” etc.We won’t judge you heavily on grammar, but we ask that you keep it appropriately professional.If you follow these tips, they will take you far on the UF application.More coursework: 1 - A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I - J | K - L | M | N - O | P - S | T | U - Y The cycle of life is just a big step towards growing up.My brothers and I didn't enjoyed being scold at and punished for being disobedient and often felt that they were extremely strict, hard, and discipline on us.During times of argument with my uncle, I felt very rebellious because they were not my real parents and often developed strong resentment towards them and my parents.With this pressure at home in the United States, the most significant event that I had to deal with was my parents unhappily marriage.Receiving the news about my parents divorce brought severe depression and confusion towards my thought on life and why they sent us here to the United States.Your essay helps us learn what makes you unique from other equally talented students.Various officers throughout the UF Division of Enrollment Management are trained to read essays, and each essay will be read at least twice by randomly assigned readers.