How to write an admission essay properly

The admission season is drawing closer and more and more students are looking forward to secure admission in their favorite universities, colleges, and high schools. Most of the colleges and educational institutes require students to write an admission essay along with their admission form. The admission form tends to be lengthy but it is easy to fill. You have to enter the details of your schooling and grades you scored in certain subjects. However, when it comes to writing an admission essay mostly students get confused because

  • - They think it is hard to write an essay for admission
  • - They do not know the criteria of the university they are applying to
  • - They do not understand the essay prompt properly
  • - They think it requires a lot of writing which they do not have time for
  • - They have never written an admission essay before and have no idea how to write one
  • - They are too tired of filling in the admission forms that they have no energy left for writing an essay
  • - They are experiencing a writer’s block or are not good at writing essays
  • - They are short of time

If you are experiencing any of these issues in writing your admission essay then you should carefully go through the headings below

  • 1. Start early
  • The most common mistake students make while filling in admission forms is that they keep delaying it until the last moment. They start filling the admission form at the last minute and find out that they do not have enough time to write an essay. This is why you should always start early in writing your admission essay


  • 2. Give an insight about yourself
  • The tip to a well-written essay is that it allows the readers an insight in to your personal life. Everybody loves a little bit of sneak peak in others life affairs. You can write about an event that taught you to be patient, you can include a humorous event about yourself, you may add your travel experience that increased your exposure and changed the way you think about life


  • 3. Know your target audience
  • It is very important that you know your target audience well. In case of an admission essay, they are the admission officers at your university

You can also add value to your essay by:

  • - Making your paper stand out
  • - Avoid bragging about yourself
  • - Revising your essay