How to Edit Your Application Essays
In an exclusive interview with… well, herself, Linda Abraham shares some advice that she’s learned over the course of almost two decades of application essay editing.
Listen to the full recording of this excellent episode to learn concrete steps you can take right now to ensure that your essays are working for –and not against –you.
00:01:22 – The three goals of an application essay and how to make sure your essays realize them.
00:02:55 – Is your resume hiding you? (The mistake of friends’ children & children’s friends.)
00:05:24 – How to evaluate each of your essays individually: Know if you need to rewrite before you submit, not after you are rejected.
00:07:57 – You may not like this, but proofing is vital. Here are the three critical steps to proofing when you think you can’t proof anymore.
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