For very many people, by the time you are finally writing your university application, you have probably procrastinated too many times and you are in a rush to finally finish it. Whatever the number of times you write these applications, mastering them is almost impossible as each is unique in its own way. Understanding each application and what it requires would be my first piece of advice. Other tips that I would put out which cut across all applications are;
1.Understand each question & prepare your content – Understanding what the question requires of you is very important. Feel free to research. Treat Google as your friend during this period.
2.Proof-read the application – Read your application as many times as possible. This is key in correcting simple mistakes be it grammatical or punctuation, proofreading is necessary. It also helps to evaluate yourself promoting self-improve the quality of the applications
3.Embrace honesty – As much as you want to make your application very flowery, it is important to be honest. Put a lot of Concentrate on your strengths but also mention what you are weak in and what steps you are taking in ensuring you get better. Reading past applications would be a good idea however, do not plagiarize anyone’s work either off the internet or your friend’s
Finally, it is okay to boast. Do not hold back in showing off your achievements to the admissions board. Just ensure that they are true.