Admission Essay – Stages of Writing
Students often experience a lot of problems facing the need for essay writing. It is especially difficult for most inexperienced writers to understand how to write an admission essay.
Fortunately, for those having difficulties with essay writing, this section represents an overview of the main stages of writing essays, making the essay writing process straightforward and comprehensive.
So, here are the key stages of writing essays:
- Deciding on the essay topic – This stage is perhaps the most important, better to say, essential. If your essay topic is not well-turned, you are unlikely to compose a nice and interesting essay at all. So, try to put maximum effort in choosing the topic for your essay and making it attractive and effective. Detailed information on this stage can be found in the Definition of the topic article.
- Brainstorming essay ideas – The essay writing process shall be followed by brainstorming the essay ideas. At this stage, you must concentrate on the topic chosen, and think of how to develop a really effective essay. Your essay should not be boring and commonplace. Try to add some spice to it to prove you can think creatively. The brainstorming process is considered in detail in the Brainstorming key ideas article.
- Study of literature – If you are going to use some facts, you had better look through different resources, both online and offline, to exclude the possibility of making mistakes. Moreover, the more information you analyze, the more ideas you will have. It will help you make your essay both creative and informative. A detailed overview of this stage is presented in the article on Literature research.
- – Statement formulation the quality of your statement depends on the quality of your writing. In order to succeed with your admissions essay, you have to develop a strong statement that will urge your reader to read your essay to the dot and form an opinion about you as a strong-minded personality. To find more information, you are welcome to our Statement formulation section.
- Developing an outline – You are coming closer to the essay writing itself. Now, it is high time to think about the order of statements’ representation. Sketch a brief plan of your essay in order not to get lost in your ideas, and to keep track of them. It will really help organize your essay better, and the well-structured paper is easier to understand and is most likely to be accepted. Other peculiarities of outline composition may be found in the Developing outline article.
- Drafting the essay – It is really important to draft the essay prior to considering it completed. Having completed the essay draft, wait some time and return to reading it. Maybe, some better ideas will come to your head, or you decide to shorten your paper, as some information seems unnecessary. It is almost impossible to compose a perfect essay at once, so do not eliminate the stage of essay drafting if the results are really essential to you. Important tips on drafting your essay can be read in the Writing drafts article.
- Editing and proofreading – This stage is final, as you have already done all the jobs. However, you should proofread your paper before submitting it to the admission committee, as you might have omitted some serious mistakes, such as grammar or spelling errors. If you strive for the best result, you had better proofread and edit your essay before considering the work done. Additional information on this issue can be found in the article, dedicated to Editing and proofreading.
We can but mention, today the world wide web is full of essay writing services offering to compose an essay for you. Unfortunately, just a few students can afford using such services, as their prices for essay writing are quite high.
If you look for free essay writing service, you will come to the dead end. Such services simply do not exist. So, if you want to get an essay for free, you should write it yourself. Believe us, it is not as complicated as it may seem to be, and you are sure to succeed in doing it. In case you find any unknown term, view our Glossary for clarification.