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How to write a winning scholarship essay : including 30 essays that won over $3 million in scholarships

Author: Gen S Tanabe; Kelly Y Tanabe
Publisher: Belmont, CA : SuperCollege, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixth editionView all editions and formats
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"Examining the two basic components of scholarship competition-essays and interviews-this vital guidebook offers practical advice and real-life examples to guide students through the entire application process. A roundtable panel of judges and applicants supply inside information regarding the winning qualities sought after by award-giving organizations and tips for finding scholarships by using books, the internet,
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Genre/Form: Essays
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Tanabe, Gen S.
How to write a winning scholarship essay
Belmont, CA : SuperCollege, 2016
(DLC) 2015045176
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gen S Tanabe; Kelly Y Tanabe
ISBN: 9781617600982 1617600989
OCLC Number: 929863956
Description: 256 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The secret to winning a scholarship --
How to find great scholarships --
Judges' roundtable : inside the selection process --
Essay writing workshop --
30 winning scholarshipessays --
12 essays that bombed --
Judges' roundtable : the scholarship essay --
Winning interview strategies --
Real interview questions & answers --
Judges' roundtable : the interview --
Final thoughts --
Scholarship directory.
Responsibility: Gen and Kelly Tanabe.

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"Examining the two basic components of scholarship competition-essays and interviews-this vital guidebook offers practical advice and real-life examples to guide students through the entire application process. A roundtable panel of judges and applicants supply inside information regarding the winning qualities sought after by award-giving organizations and tips for finding scholarships by using books, the internet, personal connections, and sources in the community. With insight into the judges' criteria for a successful application, 30 previously awarded scholarship essays are thoroughly analyzed, from choice of topic to writing style. Revealing unique strategies for preparation and overcoming nervousness, this definitive resource also includes sample interview questions and answers"--

"Provides 30 complete winning scholarship essays with analysis of why they were successful, scholarship interview strategies, Q&A with scholarship judges, 12 essays that bombed and an essay-writing workshop that covers selecting a topic, creating an outline, writing and editing"--

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"An excellent guide for all students." --School Library Journal "A wealth of tips, tricks, techniques, advice, and useful strategies...absolute 'must-read' for anyone interested in competing for Read more...

 
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