Admission Letter / December 9, 2018 / Lidia Jenkins
One of the ways in which you can attract the attention of the admissions board is through opening your statement with an interesting hook that will attract the reader s attention. For example you may have been asked to write a personal statement that outlines how you are a good communicator. If you introduce the topic with a statement such as "When it comes to strong communication I have a secret skill. I have a special ability that not many people have is rarely recognized but is always appreciated..." This is much more effective than "I am a good communicator because of the following..." and will make the reader want to read on.
To ensure that all the important parts of the letter are included and to help you organize your thoughts create an outline of your admissions letter. Ensure that everything is included that you need and wish to highlight. Draft and Rewrite Very rarely will a first draft of an admissions letter be the version that you use for your college application. Good writing is a process of writing and rewriting. Allow yourself plenty of time to outline draft and rewrite your admissions letter. Your college admissions letter is an important piece of the college application and could mean the difference between an acceptance and a rejection. By following a few simple steps and allowing yourself enough time to work on the letter you can greatly increase your chances of earning that acceptance.
Since you are going to be seeking information from many different colleges you do not want to write one individual letter for each college. This can be very time-consuming and tedious work. You will want to create one letter or template that can be individualized for each college. Make one generic letter and then print it however many times you need to and send it to whatever colleges you are interested in. Your letter should be addressed to the college admissions office. You should address the dean of admissions and tell them you are very interested in their college and you are seriously considering enrolling.