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Making your application       a WOW!
What can make us say “WOW!”?•   Quality of application•   Resume/ activity sheet•   Essay•   Letters of recommendation•   ...
Quality of Application• Answer all the questions• Complete it• Hit “submit”• Deadlines rule
Resume/Activity Sheet• Start now: Keep record or journal• Think outside of “school”• Quality not quantity• The Resume
Essay•   Be yourself•   Be honest•   Answer the question•   Practice makes perfect•   Ask for feedback•   Clear AND concise
Letters of Recommendation• Who?• How many: “Less Is More”• When to ask• What information should the student  provide?• Gen...
Visit• Displays interest• Create relationships• Opportunities for extraordinary  achievement• Increase likelihood  to grad...
Contact Information   Heather Renault  1-888-AT-SIENA hrenault@siena.edu
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Making your Application a WOW!

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It's all about first impressions. Learn what you can do right now to make your application stand out in the crowd.

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Making your Application a WOW!

  1. 1. Making your application a WOW!
  2. 2. What can make us say “WOW!”?• Quality of application• Resume/ activity sheet• Essay• Letters of recommendation• Interest level
  3. 3. Quality of Application• Answer all the questions• Complete it• Hit “submit”• Deadlines rule
  4. 4. Resume/Activity Sheet• Start now: Keep record or journal• Think outside of “school”• Quality not quantity• The Resume
  5. 5. Essay• Be yourself• Be honest• Answer the question• Practice makes perfect• Ask for feedback• Clear AND concise
  6. 6. Letters of Recommendation• Who?• How many: “Less Is More”• When to ask• What information should the student provide?• Gentle reminders
  7. 7. Visit• Displays interest• Create relationships• Opportunities for extraordinary achievement• Increase likelihood to graduate
  8. 8. Contact Information Heather Renault 1-888-AT-SIENA hrenault@siena.edu

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