September 8, 2009 Archives
Rather than simply announcing your strength, and listing adjectives that describe the kind of person you are, tell me a story (a short one) that shows me your strength in action.
Focus on one particular day when your strength helped you to solve a problem or define yourself as a person. Show, rather than tell, your strength in action.
Help your reader to live the experience of that particular day, through your senses. Avoid writing any sentence that simply restates the assignment. "if I had to choose one thing to be my strength, I would pick.... One day when my strength helped me to solve a problem was..."
As usual, a single paragraph, 200 words long, formatted in MLA style, uploaded to Turnitin.com.