Admission Letter / December 9, 2018 / Annabelle Maddox
Be specific and give examples. A generalized vague letter will not help your student. Writing a personal statement can be one of the most daunting elements of an application process but it is crucial that you invest sufficient time and effort in getting it right. Whilst your grades may allow you to demonstrate your academic achievements the personal statement provides an admissions board with an opportunity to learn about you as an individual. You therefore need to write a personal statement that captures the attention of the busy admissions officer whilst also effectively communicating your strengths ambitions and motivations.
Over the years I have written letters for business associates. However my favorites to write are for young students who are applying for colleges scholarships or their first job. These are personal reference letters and I love getting the chance to sit with these young adults and talk about their futures and aspirations. These conversations help me in writing letters that are relevant meaningful and honest. As a result I have become the first stop for many of my four children s friends who are in need of a letter of recommendation. A letter of recommendation should be one of the easiest pieces of correspondence to compose.
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.