Monday, November 17, 2008

College Admissions: Application Essays and SAT

Here are some samples of college application essays, SAT verbal section (essay, critical reading, general tips) as well as some tips on SAT scores and college admissions in general:

Admission Essays:

SAT Critical Reading:

SAT Essays:

SAT Grammar:

SAT Tips:

SAT Scores:

SAT Prep Courses:

Writing Resources:

Internet Quote of the Day
The Harper Book of Quotations Revised Ed, Robert I. Fitzhenry
Peter’s Quotations: Ideas for Our Times, Laurence J. Peter

The Elements of Style, Strunk and White (also Strunk’s original at
The Careful Writer, Theodore M. Bernstein
The Practical Stylist, Sheridan Baker
On Writing Well, William K. Zinsser
Line by Line: How to Edit Your Own Writing, Claire Kehrwald Cook
A Dictionary of Modern English Usage, H. W. Fowler (The King’s English at
College Writing:
Writing with Writers: