The application is a lifeless thing–a few sheets of paper and a few numbers. The essay is the best way to breathe life into it. – Admissions Officer

Welcome to LSAT Admissions Essay writing course. After editing tens of thousands of admissions essays for applicants, we created the ultimate course for students seeking an extra edge in the ultra-competitive college and graduate school application process.

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II. Lesson One: Tackling the Question – Start Here!

A. Question-specific strategies for college, business school, law school, and medical school application essays

B. Samples of various types of questions with comments by admissions officers

III. Lesson Two: Brainstorming and Selecting an Essay Topic

A. Brainstorming worksheet

B. Selecting a Topic: Do’s and don’ts with comments by experienced admissions officers

IV. Lesson Three: Structure and Outline

A. Descriptions and examples of five popular essay structures

B. Sample outline and essay

C. Strategies and examples of short essays

D. Templates, severe writer’s block cure

V. Lesson Four: Style and Tone

A. Sentence variety with exercise

B. Word choice: Common pitfalls

C. Transitions: Improving flow

D. Verbs: Active voice vs. Passive voice

1. Active or Passive? Verb quiz

2. Making sentences active voice, an exercise

VI. Lesson Five: Introductions and Conclusions

A. Descriptions, examples, and critiques of nine popular styles of introduction

B. Conclusions: Do’s and don’ts

VII. Lesson Six: Editing and Revising

A. Paying attention to substance, structure, interest, and proofreading

B. Actual essay gaffes (funny)

C. Final steps