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The Resource "Is it easy being green?" : writing the new college application essay, Justin Nevin

"Is it easy being green?" : writing the new college application essay, Justin Nevin

Label
"Is it easy being green?" : writing the new college application essay
Title
"Is it easy being green?"
Title remainder
writing the new college application essay
Statement of responsibility
Justin Nevin
Title variation
Writing the new college application essay
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Using real-life examples "Is It Easy Being Green?" moves away from a strictly academic point of view, and uses creative writing techniques-memoir/personal essay genre in particular-to teach students how to write engaging and effective application essays
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
378.1/616
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
"Is it easy being green?" : writing the new college application essay, Justin Nevin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction. The personal essay : a creative equivalent to the five-paragraph essay -- Essays. Narrative essay : the stories we tell ; Lyric essays : inviting the reader in ; Fact vs. truth : what our experiences mean ; Reduction and style before content : making people into characters and learning to leave material out ; Campus narratives, short responses, and non-narrative responses -- Techniques. What makes the personal essay tick : a look at narrative-lyric balancing ; Not just another English essay : making space for creativity in personal writing ; Maximizing creativity in the personal essay ; Other compositional considerations -- Some final thoughts -- Appendices. A1. Essay questions you might see -- A2. Strategies for brainstorming personal material -- A3. Matching essays with applications -- A4. Timelines for applying -- A5. Organizational charts -- A6. Teacher recommendations -- A7. Interview with an Ivy League interviewer -- A8. Interview with a Stanford student-athlete alumnus -- Easy being green online
Control code
ocn887605117
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiii, 200 pages
Isbn
9781492603771
Lccn
2014018617
System control number
(OCoLC)887605117
Label
"Is it easy being green?" : writing the new college application essay, Justin Nevin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction. The personal essay : a creative equivalent to the five-paragraph essay -- Essays. Narrative essay : the stories we tell ; Lyric essays : inviting the reader in ; Fact vs. truth : what our experiences mean ; Reduction and style before content : making people into characters and learning to leave material out ; Campus narratives, short responses, and non-narrative responses -- Techniques. What makes the personal essay tick : a look at narrative-lyric balancing ; Not just another English essay : making space for creativity in personal writing ; Maximizing creativity in the personal essay ; Other compositional considerations -- Some final thoughts -- Appendices. A1. Essay questions you might see -- A2. Strategies for brainstorming personal material -- A3. Matching essays with applications -- A4. Timelines for applying -- A5. Organizational charts -- A6. Teacher recommendations -- A7. Interview with an Ivy League interviewer -- A8. Interview with a Stanford student-athlete alumnus -- Easy being green online
Control code
ocn887605117
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiii, 200 pages
Isbn
9781492603771
Lccn
2014018617
System control number
(OCoLC)887605117

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