Admission Letter / December 5, 2018 / Loraine Cohen
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.
He or she should also emphasize on all extra-curricular work like any volunteer experience undergraduate projects special programs and involvement in certain useful activities. Irrespective of the approach and option chosen to write the admission letter the individual should be clear honest and positive in his or her approach. The admissions letter or essay is often weighed just as heavily as the other elements of your application if not more so. Why? The admissions letter allows admissions officers to learn more about you and your personality than is shown through your test scores.
Get a copy of the requisite for the letter. This information is usually on the college or scholarship application instructions. If it is their first job find out why THEY think they are qualified. Review their resume together for further insights. The letter itself... The recipient their title and the address must be on the letter. Also for college admission letters reference the candidate s name and social security or admission ID number. If you have a job with official stationary use it. It adds a more professional touch. In the opening paragraph confirm why you are writing the letter. For example you could begin with a sentence like this.