Admission Letter / December 7, 2018 / Clarissa Mendoza
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.
I ve seen it many times. He or she will attach an affidavit form to the request implying that your responses must be under oath. In my view this is an unfair debt collection practice under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). Requests for Admission are not made under oath. To imply that they are is an attempt to intimidate a party into making admissions. Or to add to the general stress and difficulty of responding at all with the increased probability of a failure to respond at all. I believe that people receiving this sort of requests for admissions should strongly consider amending their answer to include a counterclaim under the FDCPA.
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.