Texting, tweeting, and hashtagging make our writing more and more like 21st-century shorthand, but colleges don’t want to receive an essay filled with short phrases and hashtags. They need a format and writing that easily allows them to get to know the writer.Real-Life Writing: College and Scholarship Essays is a step-by step guide to writing: Unique and effective college and scholarship application essays Includes activities and exercises to strengthen skills Answer KeyCopyright 2019. High school. Download. PDF. Adobe Reader required to view PDF. PDF pages include color images and clickable web links. 8.5 x 11 inches. Reproducible. 35pages.img alt=”” src=”//aedownload.net/teachersdiscovery/images/Author_Barbara_Beam.jpg” style=”float: left; border-width: 0px; border-style: solid; margin: 0px 6px; height: 150px;” /About the AuthorBarbara Beam/ has been an English teacher for more than 20 years. She has taught all high school grades and levels from basic to AP, and SAT/ACT Prep to Creative Writing. In addition to coaching several different sports, including varsity basketball, Beam has also directed musicals. This vast array of experiences outside the classroom has helped shape her lesson plans and teaching as she incorporated drama, competition, and entertainment alongside classic literature and old-fashioned hard work. She has written five books and two musicals. Beam is currently serving as an administrator in North Carolina.