Admission Letter / December 6, 2018 / Heidi Wallace
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.
Create an outline for your admissions letter using the basics of writing an essay. You ll need an introduction a body and a conclusion for the letter. Open the admissions letter with something interesting such as a quote intriguing fact or question. If you can engage your reader immediately he or she will want to continue reading. The body of your college admissions letter will cover the most important parts of the letter showing your uniqueness as an applicant and answering questions. This part will require careful planning. Finally the conclusion will bring your admissions letter to a logical close.
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.