However, it’s time to start seeing it a bit differently.
A college application essay is often seen by students as a chance to introduce themselves to the college admissions department.
It’s time to put personality into your writing and make a lasting impression on the reader. You want to come off as authentic and give the college real insight into who you are.
A college essay is absolutely a way to introduce yourself to the college, but it shouldn’t be taken so literally.
You don’t want to waste time stating information that doesn’t need to be known or doesn’t make a lasting impression. When going the route of introducing yourself to the college admissions department, you probably will end up being a bit redundant.
Your essay will only have so much time to stand out among the crowd. It’s a good chance your college application already includes a lot of the things that would fall under the category of “introducing yourself.” You don’t want to repeat exactly what’s in your application and you definitely don’t want your essay to sound more like a resume or a cover letter.
Your essay should say something different about you, instead of a “Hi, my name is Hilary Cairns. The admissions department already knows this information about you.
Your piece should include something new about yourself.
with the Word of the Day — Try this Word-of-the-Day-Email Program Okay, here’s how you introduce yourself in English in 10 lines…
And any introduction will probably will start with these words.