Escape Essay Hell! is a fast-and-easy guide to writing narrative-style essays for college application essays. Janine Robinson, a former journalist, professional writer and English teacher who has tutored college-bound students on these essays for years, acts as a personal writing coach to guide and cheer students through this dreaded process. College admissions experts advise students to Tell a story, or Make the essay about you!, or Be an individual. And this is all correct. But one ever explains exactly HOW they can do this. Until w. In her motivating guide, Janine takes students through 10 simple steps to find engaging topics and then craft compelling slice-of-life essays using storytelling writing techniques. Students will learn how to identify their unique defining qualities, power their essays with engaging mini-stories called anecdotes, and use an effective Show and Tell writing formula. Escape Essay Hell! helps students write personal statements for The Common Application, state universities, private colleges, graduate school, transfer and scholarship essays. By following these informative and inspiring steps, students will escape Essay Hell in time at all--and have their best shot at landing in their dream school (often despite less-than-stellar grades and test scores)! For more help, go to www.EssayHell.com, where more than 2 million visitors have found writing tips, strategies and advice.
Janine Robinson is a professional writer, former journalist, editor and teacher from Laguna Beach, California, who coaches college-bound students on their college application essays. Over the past couple decades, she has worked as a staff reporter for top newspapers, including The Miami Herald and The Orange County Register. She also was the editor of several monthly lifestyle magazines in Orange County, California, and worked as an editor for Internet-based education and news sites, including Entrepreneur Media. Janine shares advice and tips on how to write personal narratives on her popular blog, www.EssayHell.com, where she helps students learn to craft stand-out application essays for college or scholarship applications. More than 2 million visitors have found help at the Essay Hell web site through her extensive index of informative posts, online tutorial courses, webinars, other writing guides and private tutoring. When she's not working on the computer in her garage-based office, she loves to hike, surf, go birding, do yoga, tend her veggie garden, hit the flea markets, and play her ukulele. Janine has written three other popular essay writing guides, all available on Amazon: Heavenly Essays (a collection of sample narrative-style essays by real students) Writing Survival Kit (her latest essay guide packed with writing tools and advice) Essay Hell's 2015-16 Prompts Primer (updated yearly with insider strategies and tips). www.EssayHell.com